Understanding Your Child
At-home education is an excellent opportunity for parents to explore and help grow their child’s social-emotional learning and mental health. Learn expert advice to apply to your at-home classroom.
My Child Has Poor Behavior at School. Can Homeschooling Help?
If your child struggles with meeting behavioral expectations at school, then homeschooling may be the solution. Rather than anguishing over thoughts like “my teenager is failing school and doesn’t care” or wondering how to satisfy teachers’ requests for consistency and discipline, you may want to consider homeschooling to investigate causes and offer strategies. Bringing teaching […]
4 Important Life Skills for Teens
While we might wish to keep our kids young forever, the reality is our teens are moving into adulthood. Preparing our kids for their futures, even during the academically rigorous and sometimes stressful times of high school, takes on a new priority for us as parents. Many schools and homeschool programs offer high school electives […]
Why Is My Child Falling Behind in School? How Do I Help?
You awake one morning with a gnawing feeling in the pit of your stomach. You suspect that your child is struggling in school, and you feel a stab of guilt as you realize that you may not be doing everything possible to make sure they succeed. This feeling can occur whether your child is in […]
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 […]
How to Monitor and Evaluate Your Student’s Learning
Measuring student learning is an important element of homeschooling. It gives you insights into what your child is doing well, where they are struggling, and opportunities for extended learning. It’s a difficult task for many parents because they’re not sure how to go about doing it. If you’re in that category, don’t worry, you’re not […]