We’ve been blogging for a year and half now. We’re rapidly approaching 1200 posts. We’d like to help new readers find some our best posts. The following are some on homeschooling we think others may especially enjoy.
Is homeschooling right for you?
Reasons to homeschool
Time - Homeschooling gives families time to do what matters most.
Teaching children how to think - Help children to learn how to use their brain.
Benefits of homeschooling
Homer’s Odyssey – We were surprised to find our daughters enjoyed The Odyssey.
Kids love to learn – Children can be learning when we least expect it.
Stacking the deck – Homeschooling allows parents stack the deck in our favor.
School would have ruined that kid! – Homeschooling allows children to learn when they are ready to learn.
Resilient Children – Homeschooling helps children to be resilient.
How does homeschooling work?
A Classical Homeschool Day - One “typical day” at the Cate household.
Unschool day – Another “typical’ day
Susan Wise Bauer – her books & her “typical” days of homeschooling
Unschool lessons in economics (or trip to the mall)
A Good Homeschool Day
Beginning to Homeschool
Baby steps to homeschooling
Starting to homeschool
Interenet Resources on Homeschooling
Important lessons to teach children
The importance of work - Help children develop a work ethic.
Reasons to avoid public school
Public Education wastes money
Textbooks are badly written
Teacher quality in government schools is undependable
Institutionalized education wastes time
Schools Quash Student's Enthusiasm for Learning
Slave to the system
Thoughts about public schools
Vouchers - Thoughts about why vouchers are not going to happen soon.
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Thanks for these links. I've got a lot of reading to do. I plan on spending the summer becoming a better teacher. It feels like the first year was just a practice-run!
I found that each year got a little easier. Getting things planned out ahead of time helps as long as your are flexible.
Just found your site...what a great rsource to poit new homeschool families towards.
Teachers are now the biggest influx into the home school venue. Thinking About Homeschooling? Teachers Are.
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