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The Teach Has to Become The Student to Become The Master

The Teach Has to Become The Student to Become The Master

It is the information age.  What once could only be accessed through university professors and at the cost of tuition is now readily available online and often for free.  If you want to become a good teacher, $300 in books and 30 hours online will get you a long way...

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Homeschooling Pros and Cons

Homeschooling Pros and Cons

Homeschooling can be a fantastic option for many families but it isn’t right for everyone. It’s best to look into the advantages and disadvantages before making the decision to homeschool your child. Here are some homeschooling pros and cons.   PROS:  ...

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Fun School Activities You Can Do With Homeschool

Fun School Activities You Can Do With Homeschool

As you're considering transitioning your child from the public/private school to homeschool, you're probably wondering how you would be able to keep the activities that your children love doing in school, at home while you're homeschooling them. Schools offer classes...

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Digital Library Resources for Homeschoolers

Digital Library Resources for Homeschoolers

The COVID pandemic has turned our entire education system on its head. Decisions are being made and revised on an almost daily basis. No one is entirely sure what will be the best arrangement for K to 12 children in the coming year or two.  In the meantime, funding...

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Homeschooling – The Best Years of Our Life!

Homeschooling – The Best Years of Our Life!

After five months of being cooped up inside our house, my son needed reassurance that the pandemic would not bulldoze his former existence, that distance learning would not destroy his social life, and that wearing facemasks around town would not be required forever....

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Help For New Homeschooling Parents

Help For New Homeschooling Parents

THE PROBLEM FRAMED At 7:16 in the morning on August 2, 2020, under the headline “Working Parenthood is a Terrible Deal Right Now,” BuzzFeed news reporter Vanessa Wong pinpointed the anxiety that has gripped most parents of school-age children in the U.S.  “Thanks to...

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How to Schedule Homeschool

How to Schedule Homeschool

Are you a busy parent? Who is now being face with homeschooling your child? Are you wondering how you will be able to with all the things you have going on? A schedule is something that you should consider and is something that will be a benefit to you and your child....

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Making Time for Yourself as a Homeschooling Parent

Making Time for Yourself as a Homeschooling Parent

Homeschooling your child(ren) can be very rewarding but demands much of your time and energy during the day. One of the biggest challenges as a homeschooling parent is to make sure you set aside time for yourself so you don’t get burnt out from being around your kids...

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On the Fence About Homeschooling

On the Fence About Homeschooling

Right now, throughout the world, countless parents are on the fence regarding their kids’ education. Every day the news changes about what schools will look like over the next year. Here are a few “insider tips” on homeschooling that might help you to hop off the...

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Handling Guilt with Grace for the Homeschooling Parent

Handling Guilt with Grace for the Homeschooling Parent

Homeschooling has hit a new benchmark. We are in unusual times where every parent has gotten a taste of homeschooling, like it or not. Those of us who are homeschooling as a life style have faced strange stressors while maintaining our fairly stable routines. Now at...

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The Second New Year

The Second New Year

The first day of school feels more like New Year’s Day than January 1st. Your homeschooling starts fresh, the kids are looking through the new books and plans, you snap a few photos to mark the beginning of a new year. A new calendar year can be also be a time to...

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The Ultimate Excitement for a Homeschool Parent

The Ultimate Excitement for a Homeschool Parent

Perhaps you have a deep closet heavily laden with books and school tools you used during the early years when your older ones were still struggling with pencil grips, the order of the months of the year, and the difference between b and d. The oversized counting...

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Homeschooling – First Steps

Homeschooling – First Steps

by Nathan Manley I just pulled my kids from our brick and mortar school. Now what? Stop Excuse me? Seriously. You all need a vacation from school. You don’t have to book a cruise, but you need to stop, take a deep breath and just de-school for a couple weeks. Perhaps...

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Online STEM Fair

Online STEM Fair

Remember March and April? Those unprecedented months? No need to remind you of how everything imaginable was canceled; how the whole world came to a grinding halt. But one event continued on as planned – a middle school STEM Fair. How did this event miss the culling?...

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