The first step is to remember what your (and your child’s) goals are, and make sure the schools you consider using as part of your homeschool program meet those goals. Keep these in mind as you explore the guide below. The next step is to get accurate information. So often, schools answer questions in “clever”… (—Read more—)
A Gift for My Past Self
“The Parent Empowerment Project is a gift for my past self, that I actually can’t give to my past self. I can’t go back in time. I wish. I wish I had had this. It is an offering of information and resources. Also, we were able to design it in such a way that people… (—Read more—)
Instead of Saying No: Flip It!
Tamra and Cass relate a humorous story of this strategy being applied. From teaching middle school to raising a very driven youngest daughter (Heather), it can work great! Just not so much for Cass. More About This Psychology studies tell us that people, especially teens, do not respond to punishment – at least not in… (—Read more—)
Homeschooling: What About Socialization?
The above is a segment from an interview with Tamra Skye and Cassaundra Keith. Learn more about the Homeschool Quickstart class, which includes a section called Socialization and The “Real World.”
Homeschooling: What Time of Day?
So often, new homeschoolers will try to create a schedule that is very similar to the traditional public school system that they are used to. They decide that learning must happen Monday through Friday and even try to create schedules such as 8 AM mathematics and 9 AM science and so on. However, learning… (—Read more—)