For many parents, their children’s education is of the utmost importance to them. For a variety of reasons, homeschooling may be the best option available to you and your family. If you are just getting started, or even if you are a seasoned veteran, this article can help you make the most of the experience for you and your children.
Just because you follow a curriculum from another source, does not mean you must follow it to the letter. There are often going to be parts of a curriculum that do not suit your child’s learning style or schedule. Be flexible with a curriculum and do not be afraid to drop those parts that are not fitting for your educational plan.
Familiarize yourself with the homeschooling laws in your state. Every state has its own guidelines in place, so find out what they are. While some states are lax, other states require standardized testing. And some states even require you to register yourself as a private institution of learning. Continue reading