Posts by: Mindy
How to Set SMART and Practical Homeschool Student Goals
Whether it is required by your state or not, homeschool goal-setting is simply good educational practice. In essence, by choosing to homeschool your child, you have decided to move your child’s education from group-centered to individualized. In doing so, you have grasped the opportunity to build an education based on your child’s strengths, challenges, and […]
Do I Need to Find an Accredited Homeschool Program?
Is my homeschool curriculum accredited? Is it legit? Is it approved? Is it enough? You can ask this question in so many ways. However, what you are truly asking is this: How can I be sure that what I’m providing is a quality education that meets the requirements of my state and prepares my child […]
Can Homeschoolers Play Sports?
For my 14-year-old daughter, Alana, golf is more than just a sport. It’s her passion. After a year or so of homeschooling, she informed us that she really wanted to “get into” golf after learning and playing informally for years. We signed her up for lessons with an LPGA golf professional and soon discovered the […]
Set Your Summer Learning Goals
If you have a child who could benefit from summer learning, setting goals can help your student catch up, stay on track, and develop important life skills. Here are some strategies to weave summer goals into your academic year! Summer Strategy for Summer Enrichment If your family typically reserves academics for the school-year calendar, then […]
Tips and Benefits of Homeschooling Your Child with Autism
For many families, school districts and specialized schools provide appropriate levels of support for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). These children benefit from the expertise of specialists, structured learning programs, supported interactions with peers, and customized learning plans. Other families, however, do not find success in these or traditional school programs and are increasingly […]