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Homeschooling and Socialization

Homeschooling and Socialization - Friends for your children One of the things homeschool children often hear at home is that their home-educated children are not "socialized." Public school seems to be the usual way for children to make friends and develop social...

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Real World Math: Holiday Gift Budget

Planning holiday finances can be an overwhelming task for adults. Imagine what it's like for children, who often don't have experience in managing money. Use the gift-giving season as a teaching mechanism for your child, giving them a no-pressure lesson in planning a...

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Homeschooling and Working

Tips for Juggling Homeschooling and Working Outside the Home When most of us think of a family at home, we often think of a housewife, a working father and one or two children. Although this idyllic scene that is described may be what we think regarding homeschool, it...

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Addressing The Needs Of Homeschool Kids

Homeschool Kids and Addressing their needs According to public opinion, there are big differences in homeschool kids. Some are eager supporters, others are not in the interest of the children. And to weigh the pros and cons of homeschooling, a list of the pros and...

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Is Homeschooling Expensive?

Many are asking - Is Homeschooling Expensive? Homeschooling can indeed be very expensive. It can also cost very little. It depends on what costs a school education in terms of equipment, time and effort. Here are some things to keep in mind as you explore the question...

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Pros and Cons of Home Schooling

    What are the main Pros and Cons of Home Schooling? If you are trying to decide, it helps to look at a list of Pros and Cons and look at discussions of the various positive and negative aspects of home schooling. Here are some to consider. The Pros of Home...

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A Guide to Various Different Learning Theories

Learning Theories are Varied and Here's a Few to Get Started Educational theorists, from philosophers like Socrates and Rousseau to researchers like Howard Gardner today, have addressed theories of learning. Many of their ideas continue to influence homeschoolers as...

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Natural Ways To Improve Focus

The number of American children being homeschooled is currently thought to be around 3.5 million. The reasons for homeschooling are different for every family but often include the chance to implement child-lead interactive learning in a 1:1 situation.  However, even...

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