Lately, I’ve run into quite a few people who seem to be firmly convinced of some of the myths they’ve heard about homeschooling. These people are mostly online, and for their benefit, I’d like to clear up some of these misconceptions. The only way a child can get socialization is at school. My children, and … Continue reading Busting a few myths
One of the things that I feel is crucial to my children’s education is learning a foreign language. But I don’t want the cookie cutter French or Spanish that seem to be all the public schools offer these days. I figure we’re homeschooling, we can choose any language we want, so why not be different? … Continue reading Who says you can’t learn anything from TV?
One of the things I love about homeschooling is the flexibility, the freedom. But that same flexibility and freedom often lead to the greatest dilemmas. Part of our school day consists of my kids reading to themselves, and another part is me reading out loud to them. Our recent reading had us studying Mark Twain. … Continue reading The dilemma of frustration