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 […]
Manage and Prevent Homeschool Student Burnout
As homeschoolers, we often visualize utopian images of what a homeschool day should look like. We envision our children deeply engaged and excited about learning, asking inquisitive questions, debating topics, and seeking new information to further their learning. We want their educational experiences to be invigorating, and work hard to help them to reach their […]
How to Close Learning Gaps with Afterschool Enrichment
Are you concerned that your child may have some learning gaps? Do you fear that a summer break or lack of quality instruction in school has caused your child to experience learning losses? What should you do? You can have your child stay after school to practice what was learned earlier in the day, or […]
Easy Homeschool Budget Hacks
One of the most common questions prospective homeschoolers ask is “What does homeschooling cost?” The answer to this varies depending on who you ask, but if done right, an effective homeschool can be a lower-cost learning option for your family. Careful selection of materials using a curriculum checklist–along with a few homeschool budget hacks–can make […]
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 […]