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Fri, 16 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400In the initial ages of a child, Parents do every possible effort to make the child bloom in real manner. Coloring pages is a commonly used practice by parents at home or teachers at school to impart knowledge of the alphabets, animal, monuments, fruits, vegetables, numbers etc. Kids love coloring activities and they can even learn a lot through color & fun activities.
Sat, 20 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Every parent that considers home tutoring for their child eventually asks themselves the same question. Does my child really need home tutoring? Many parents talk themselves into believing that it is just their imagination and their child is really not having that much trouble in school. But if you take a closer look and examine the situation you will notice certain things happening that should be considered red flags when it comes to your child's school work and his need for home tutoring.
Wed, 01 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400An angel can also be a devil. But it is not necessary that your child's naughtiness turns into a life of demands and tantrums. This always happens when we are stressed out and that's when kids start to push our buttons. Parents often tend to react badly in such situations and may result in an outbreak of a never-ending loop of naughtiness. How do you tackle them then? By applying the right strategies we can definitely transform a little devil into a paragon of virtue. We will now take a look at those strategies and let's discuss how they can be implemented.
Thu, 12 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Online tutoring is a big thing in education today, but the more traditional home tutoring option is still an option for people offering tutoring services. Some people - tutors and learners alike - prefer it this way. It's all about personalized service. The thing about online tutoring is that it doesn't work for everyone, even if it is ideal for most people.
Tue, 06 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400Home tutoring is not necessarily always the cheapest option, since tutors must travel to the student's home, but it can be worth every cent. Home tutoring is the ultimate in individual, personalized educational help. Various categories of learner may benefit from home tutoring over and above other tutoring options.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500The term 'homeschooling' basically refers to the process in which one or more children of not more than 2 families are instructed by parents or legal guardians, or a member of either household. The laws that define homeschooling vary from State to State. The legal requirements for establishing a homeschool also vary with the State.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Now that you have begun your homeschooling schedule, there are various questions that trouble you. Should you study continuously, take a number of short breaks or a long vacation? What about public holidays? When should you take a break?
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500A topic that frequently comes up in meetings and forums that deal with homeschooling is record keeping. The importance of record keeping cannot be ignored. It is not only legally required in various States, but also provides important milestones in your child's learning experience. An interest-initiated homeschooling approach means that the topic of studies is far ranging and multifarious. Thus, it can be something of a challenge to write quarterly reports for the school district, when it is difficult to classify learning into neatly pigeonholed areas.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500When the child stays at home all day, and mommy is the teacher, there are certain issues of discipline at stake. It is easy for he child to misconstrue the freedom he has at home and feel that homeschooling is just a long summer holiday. This is a potential landmine and children need to be disciplined right at the start.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Now that you have decided that homeschooling is the way to educate your child, get ready for the ecstasy and the anxiety - the road ahead is a bit bumpy, but the rewards more than make up for it. Producing a well-adjusted and well-rounded personality is no mean achievement.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500It's not all hunky-dory and smooth sailing on the homeschooling front. Like all things in life, there is a downside that has to be seriously considered when you explore the homeschooling option. Though one man's bane may be another man's boon, there are certain common reasons for concern.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500For many people, homeschooling may call to mind the picture of two or three children sitting at a table and writing feverishly in their workbooks, while mom or dad stands nearby. This is the not entirely true. There are different methods of homeschooling, and the method you choose will decide the curriculum and your style of teaching. Given below are some of the most influential and popular homeschooling methods.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500How many, how often and when? These are some oft-repeated questions when it comes to homeschooling hours. Flexibility is of course one of the key underlying principles behind homeschooling. This flexibility applies not only to the curriculum but also to the number of hours. It is only natural that parents, especially if they have just started out on homeschooling should feel that their children should be at their books all the time when regular school-goers are at school. This is not only fallacious but can also be damaging and counter-productive.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500According to the National Center For Education Statistics, almost 1.1 million children underwent homeschooling in 2005 alone. That's a lot of children. Once upon a time, homeschooling used to be a radical statement - something like a declaration of independence. It was the conservative Christians who advocated homeschooling in the '80s and legalized it in every State. But the typical homeschooler of the day is not religiously motivated.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Grading in homeschooling is done by the teacher-in-charge. In most of the cases, this means mom! In this situation, grading can get a bit tricky because it can be a little difficult to grade your own child. There is no benchmark against which you can evaluate your child's performance. In most cases, you also have no awareness of how well other children are doing. So, obviously the traditional method of grading is perhaps not the best method to follow.
Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500The Federal Government has committed to ensuring that American children have the skills they need to succeed in the information-intensive 21st century; making modern computer technology an integral part of every classroom; providing teachers with the professional development they need to use new technologies effectively; connecting classrooms to the National Information Infrastructure; and encouraging...
Thu, 14 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500If you want to home school your child but are strapped for cash, you should know that there is always the option of finding a free home school program. Just make sure that you take the time to find a free home school program that is not going to be skimping anything.
Thu, 14 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500A lot of us can think back to the days when we were in school and we would complain how there is no possible way we would ever use most of the stuff that was being taught to us. And now that we are adults we can see that we were right all along but we cannot let that judge what we allow our children to sip out on when it comes to education. Too many parents within the home school program allow their children to relax on subjects that they feel the child may never actually us.
Mon, 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Free home school resources are all around us. It just takes careful (and meticulous) planning to research carefully and to choose the appropriate ones and to cross-check intelligently all the information you find.
Mon, 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500For those that want to teach their children about their religious beliefs in a school like setting, there is nothing better then using the christian home school curriculum. If you can afford it, a Christian private school may be the way to go but the costs of something like that can run anywhere from three hundred dollars a month to a few thousand dollars a month.
Mon, 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500For many parents who have made the decision to home school their children, they have a need for tests, books, worksheets and other math related materials to use while educating their children. There are many resources available to help you with this, both for a fee and for free. For fee based programs Saxon math home school program is for math, and they have additional subjects. As for free home school math materials, there are several access points.
Mon, 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Well, you've done it, you decided to home school your child or children, to improve their education and safety. Now what do you do? The first thing to do is to contact your state agency that handles home schooling and determine their requirements for you to be validly home schooling your child. They will be specific about what you will need to do to get started in the home schooling and help your child meet his education goals.
Mon, 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500The Covenant Home School Resource Center started as a full Christian school in 1978 but changed to its present configuration in 2001. Even back in its early days the Covenant Home School Resource Center was known for its openness to home schoolers desiring part time supplemental classes. Karen Borg, the director, had been a teacher and principle in the original school and took much of that experience and knowledge into the Covenant Home School Resource Center.
Mon, 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500If you are planning to home school your child, there are many resources available to you to help you teach your children. Many parents choose to home school their children so that they provide a better education and safety for their children. There is no doubt that schools have become dangerous places in many cities. Even smaller towns are not immune to the dangers in schools.
Sun, 10 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500If you are a Christian and have decided to home school your children you need to find a good Christian home school resource group. These groups can provide invaluable and support on both a personal and material basis. There are many reasons to join a Christian home school resource group and if you are trying to raise your children at home in a Christian environment it is in their best interest that you look into why you should use a Christian home school resource group.