Tag: Homeschool 101
Starting Homeschool in High School: The Essential Guide
Homeschooling during high school might feel like uncharted territory, but with the right approach, it can be a rewarding experience. This guide is designed to alleviate concerns and provide insights into starting homeschooling during the high school years. Transitioning to Homeschooling in High School Understanding Homeschooling for High School Homeschooling for high school introduces a […]
Homeschool Classroom Ideas: Set Up Your Learning Space
It’s time to start your new homeschool year! How exciting! But where will you do school work? Do you have a room sitting completely empty in your home that you can turn into a classroom complete with desks, a whiteboard, bulletin board, large world map, and motivational posters? No? That’s okay. Remember, homeschool is not […]
Intro Guide to Homeschooling in the Military
Military life is demanding, requiring sacrifices from and challenges for the entire family. For military kids, this all too-often impacts their education. Frequent PCS moves, varying standards and curriculum from one school to the next, and simply dealing with the upheaval that comes with being a military family, all take a toll. More military parents […]
How to Plan (and Hack) Your Homeschool Schedule
For new homeschooling families, creating a schedule can seem daunting. Where do you begin? How detailed should you make your plans? How structured does your day need to be? Before you become overwhelmed with all the potential options, here are some suggestions to help you hack your homeschool schedule. Reject the “Typical” School Day Initially, […]
Yes, You Can Start Homeschooling Anytime!
You may have been considering homeschooling for a while or perhaps you are just starting to look into this option. The many benefits that homeschooling offers, like the freedom to generate your own schedule and personalize curriculum to fit your child’s strengths and challenges, are appealing. Your child’s recent educational experiences (e.g., learning difficulties, bullying, […]
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: Is this a quality education that meets the requirements of my state and prepares my child for college and a career? Let’s unpack this […]
How Time4Learning Prepares Your High Schooler for College
“But what about college?” “Can homeschoolers go to college?” If you are homeschooling a high schooler, you are likely to hear these questions echoed more than a few times from well-meaning family, friends, and acquaintances. Those who are less familiar with homeschooling tend to assume that it will limit your high schooler’s higher-education options. In […]
Is Online Homeschooling Different from Remote Learning?
But if your child is learning remotely from home, does that mean you’re homeschooling? The answer is no. Remote, or distance learning, is not the same as online homeschooling. So what are the differences, and why does it matter for your child? There are several key differences between homeschooling and distance learning, and understanding them […]
The Ultimate Back-to-Homeschool Checklist
The first day of homeschool can be an exciting time for new and experienced homeschoolers alike. With that, there can also be some anxieties about the beginning of a new year. To make the transition seamless, we’ve come up with some back to homeschool ideas in the checklist below. Read on to make the best […]
How Much Does Homeschooling Cost?
The average cost of homeschooling one child per year might fall within the following ranges. Curriculum: $350-$750 Materials: $150-$300 Field Trips: $100-$250 Extracurriculars: $100-$500 Approximate total cost per year per student: $700-$1800 The Average Cost of Homeschooling Is homeschooling expensive? If you are just beginning the journey of homeschooling, that’s a question that is probably […]
Homeschooling Myths: Lack of Socialization
What about socialization? How do homeschoolers socialize? To be honest, this is one of those questions that most homeschoolers always seem to get. It’s really such a non-issue that it can be funny! Homeschoolers agree that socialization is a necessary and important part of the development of the whole child. But, the reality is that […]