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Category Archives: for parents
What to know about end-of-year tests and assessments
Evaluations are sometimes necessary, depending on your state requirements. Here’s what you need to know.
5 tips for working while homeschooling
Becoming an entrepreneur always means stretching one’s mindset, but it had the added bonus of helping me stretch my mindset about home education while working as well.
Dispelling the myth of the “boring” school subject
Here are a few examples of subjects commonly mislabeled as “boring” and how to change up your approach.
3 myths about socialization + homeschooling
If you’ve been homeschooling longer than…let’s say 30 seconds, you’ve probably had someone challenge you on how you plan to make sure that your homeschooled child is “socialized.” As common as this question is, though, the truth is that it’s rooted in some serious misconceptions about home education.
10 ways to teach math with movement
A recent study demonstrated that motor rich learning activities directly improved mathematical performance. Even more significantly, the study identified that gross motor movement (whole body) activities yielded larger improvements than participation in fine motor activities in relation to math performance.
8 tips for teaching left-handed writers
Left-handed children may be at a slight disadvantage without the proper teaching methods. With a few tips and tricks, however, you can set up your left-handed child for success—no matter which hand you prefer yourself!
6 things we learned about teaching music from our LIVE with a music educator
The idea of teaching children music can be intimidating—especially if you’ve never had formal training or even any kind of music background of your own. But it doesn’t have to be! And it turns out that teaching your child the basics of understanding music might be even more natural than many of us think. ToContinue reading “6 things we learned about teaching music from our LIVE with a music educator”
How to teach your child music without private lessons
When private lessons aren’t an option, there are still plenty of play-based ways you can teach your child about music.
What is deschooling and how to get started
Starting out on the home learning journey can be exciting and overwhelming all at the same time. For many of us, homeschooling may be a completely new territory that brings many changes to the way we do things or what we have come to know (or think we know!)