Homeschooling your kids is becoming a more popular option these days, however, before deciding that’s the education route you want to take there are a lot of factors that should be taken into consideration. What are some reasons that you should homeschool? Can you homeschool your child when he’s in high school? If you have a special needs child that you don’t feel is getting the right attention in the public schools, should you pull him out of public school and homeschool him instead? Once you’ve decided to homeschool, you’ll need some resources to help you develop curriculum for your children. These and other tips will be shared in the 40 blogs entries listed below.
Debating about whether you should or should not homeschool your child? Here are five blog posts that can help you decide and learn if homeschooling your children is the right path for you and your family. Find out what your options are.
- Is Homeschooling Right for You?
- Why Homeschool?
- Blog Cruise—Why Homeschool?
- Infographic: Why Homeschool: Top 3 Reasons for Homeschooling
- Why Homeschooling Your Child is Best.
Some children don’t do very well in a public school environment, especially when teachers are stretched too thin to spend the necessary time with students who really need extra attention. It can be very difficult to get your child the extra attention or extra training that he needs to succeed in a public school. This is particularly true for children with special needs, which is one reason that many parents of special needs children choose to homeschool instead. Here are five blog articles that can give you tips on homeschooling your special needs child.
- (Home)Schooling the Special Needs Child Part One: Making the Decision
- Homeschooling and the Special Needs Child
- Special Needs Kids Should be Homeschooled
- Homeschooling the Special-Needs Child
- Homeschooling Your Child with Neuro-Behavior Special Needs: Myths and Realities
After deciding to pursue homeschooling, you’ll need to plan the curriculum for your child. This can be a challenging task to undertake. These five bloggers have posted some math curriculum that you can use too.
- Homeschool Math Curriculum
- How to Find the Best Math Homeschooling Programs?
- My Best Tips for Homeschool Math Curriculum
- My Top 5 Math Curriculum Picks
- Free Homeschool Math Curriculum/ Material
Science can be one of the more fun subjects to teach, especially when the curriculum is supplemented with plenty experiments. This type of hands-on learning can help show different concepts in a way that your child will remember more easily than when he’s just looking at a book or worksheet alone. These five blog entries will help you develop science curriculum.
- Preparing a Middle School Homeschool Curriculum
- Secular Homeschool Science Curriculum
- Exploring Creation with Physical Science Review
- Shopping Guide for Science Curricula
- Cool Chemistry Lab for Your Home School Science Curriculum
The language arts are a subject that incorporates many different facets, from reading and comprehension to poetry to writing, just to name a few. Because it’s such a broad subject, it can be an intimidating one to approach teaching. Check out these five blog posts to find some help on educating your children in the language arts.
- I Learn with Boing: Ocean Adventures! App Review
- What Your First Grader Should Know: Language Arts
- Photo Opportunity: Using Photography in Teaching Writing & Language Arts
- Slipping Language Arts into Other Subjects
- Free Homeschooling Resources for Language Arts
Young children are like sponges when it comes to learning new languages. While many people are aware of this fact, most public schools don’t begin offering a foreign language until middle school or high school. As a homeschool teacher, however, you can teach begin teaching your child Spanish whenever you think she is ready. Here are some tips from five bloggers about Spanish Curriculum.
- 10 Things to Look for in a Homeschool Spanish Curriculum
- Spanish Curriculum for Homeschool – The Best Kept Secret
- Spanish Curriculum for Classroom or Home School—Spanish for You!
- What is the Best Spanish Homeschool Curriculum?
- Finding an Effective Homeschool Spanish Curriculum
The number of homeschool families is growing every day, and there are probably many in your area that you could co-op with. Co-ops allow your children to get together with a few other children on a regular basis to go to a museum or do special projects. Some homeschool families get together once a week with their co-ops, while others plan a monthly meet-up. To learn more about co-ops check out these five blog posts.
- Home School Co-Ops
- Organize a Stay At Home Pre-School or Homeschool Co-Op (Easy)
- Starting a Home School Co-Op: Getting into the Groove
- Entrepreneurial Homeschooling Co-Ops
- A Grand Adventure: Leading a Co-Op
Many homeschool families send their kids to public school for the last four years of their schooling so they can attend their last years in school with friends and are present for all of the big social events that typically define the traditional high school experience. However, there are some benefits to homeschooling your child through high school. Take a look at these five blog posts.