West Virginia Homeschooling Information

Helpful Information, Links & Tips for Homeschoolers in West Virginia

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Homeschooling in West Virginia

Need some help educating yourself about homeschooling in West Virginia? We hope this page will help you by providing others' experiences with homeschooling.

If you have questions or comments about homeschooling in West Virginia, check out the homeschooling tools and resources or visit the online West Virginia support group.

To find out more about the legal requirements for homeschooling in West Virginia, articles, and state-specific resources, you can also visit one of these sites:

Legal disclaimer: This section is one family's story and how they meet the mandatory homeschooling requirements in West Virginia. It is not intended and should not be used as definitive legal advice. In most states, parents find a variety of legal methods to pursue the educational approach that they prefer for their child.

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West Virginia Homeschool Laws

Families choosing to homeschool their children in West Virginia may do so via either "notice" or "approval." The notice option involves simply filing a notice that you are planning to provide home instruction and submitting an annual assessment of each child's progress (a portfolio of child's work, standardized test scores, or an approved outside assessment). The approval option does not require standardized testing, but is regulated by the school board who oversees the homeschool's curriculum, attendance, instructional time, and progress.

West Virginia Homeschool Resources

Both new and veteran homeschoolers can benefit from the wealth of West Virginia homeschool resources available. West Virginia has an annual homeschool conference, and a statewide organization, WVHEA, specifically designed to support homeschoolers in the state. Most counties in West Virginia also have at least one local support group for homeschoolers as well. We've listed a few of the starting points for finding out more about homeschooling resources in West Virginia:

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Choosing Homeschool Curriculum

West Virginia homeschool law includes the freedom for families to pick and choose their own curriculum based on what works best for their child. However, families new to homeschooling quickly discover a dizzying array of choices when it comes to selecting homeschool curriculum. There is no more popular discussion among homeschoolers on the web than the pros and cons of various homeschool programs. After sifting through the homeschool curriculum reviews, most parents end up mixing and matching homeschool programs trying to create the best match for their child.

Time4Learning's experience shows that there is no single, best homeschool material. Rather than feeling torn between homeschool resources, parents should select a diverse blend of materials and activities.

For families with more than one child, choosing a homeschool program can be more problematic. What works for one child may not work for another. What works for one subject may not work on the next. What works one year, may fall flat the very next year.

Some of the features that make Time4Learning so successful include:

  • Time4Learning appeals to a wide range of learning styles. Our online learning materials are especially well-suited to children who are visual or kinesthetic learners. These children can take advantage of Time4Learning's interactive, multi-media materials.
  • Children like using the computer to learn. It's a convenient, interactive homeschool resource that provides a welcome change each day to paper-and-pencil workbooks and textbook-based lessons.
  • Parents like that it tracks progress and helps children advance by clearly presenting and reinforcing each lesson.
  • Time4Learning's self-paced, modularized lesson plans allow you to move forward and back through the materials whenever you want. You can skip lessons that teach concepts your child has already mastered and repeat those he or she has not. The choice is yours. With Time4Learning, you are always in control.

Time4Learning is proven effective with homeschoolers, has a low monthly price, is easy-to-use, and provides a money-back guarantee so you can make sure that it works for your children!

Sign up for Time4Learning as part of your overall homeschool program.

If you have any more questions or comments about homeschooling in West Virginia, head over to the West Virginia Parents Forum.

Some Helpful Tools and Resources

How to Homeschool Guide

Welcome to Homeschooling Guide - Are you new to homeschooling? This guide was written by seasoned homeschoolers to answer some of the difficult questions new families often struggle with.

Curriculum Lesson Plans - An overview of what's available for each grade and subject.

Homeschool Portfolio Information - Answers common questions about homeschool portfolios and evaluations. It includes tips on organization methods, what to include and how Time4Learning can be used as part of your homeschool portfolio.

Online Parent's Forum - Reach out to homeschoolers in your area, join discussions, ask questions and trade ideas on our online community of homeschooling parents. Having the support of seasoned homeschoolers can really help make your homeschooling journey a success.

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