Category: Advice & FAQs

Should I Use a Tutor to Teach My Homeschooled Child?

One option to getting your child the training he needs is to hire a certified tutor, off-duty classroom teacher or other type of educator. These learned individuals can cover subjects you feel ill-equipped to cover personally in your child’s curriculum. From covering advanced concepts in math, for example, to your child pursuing a talent with which you have no experience, to learning an interesting hobby, help from a private tutor or teacher is a way to give your child certain tools to learn exciting new subjects.

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What’s the Difference between Homeschooling and Road-Schooling, World-Schooling, DeSchooling and UnSchooling?

When it comes to understanding the difference between homeschooling, roadschooling, worldschooling, deschooling and unschooling, keep in mind that “homeschooling” is an over-arching term for all styles of home-based teaching. De-schooling is a process of transition between a traditional school setting and a home school setting.

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How Do I Begin Homeschooling?

Whether it was the pandemic that made you want to start homeschooling or some other reason, you may find that home education is an excellent choice for you and your children. The first thing to remember is: don’t be afraid. There is a common misconception which tries to tell us that a person has to be a certified teacher in order to be a good homeschool mom or dad, and that if you’re not a trained teacher, you will fail at homeschooling. This is not the case!

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A Guide to Homeschooling A Gifted Child

You do not need a teaching certificate to homeschool a gifted child, but you do need to make sure that you can develop a curriculum that is tailored to their strengths and weaknesses as a student. There are also some special requirements for homeschoolers, some government-mandated. Let’s learn how to best to approach your gifted child’s education.

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