Georgia Homeschooling Information & Updates
As parents, we want to teach our children the importance of serving others. Giving back to our community is important, and we want our children to realize how valuable it is to volunteer. The two greatest things we can teach our children is to love and to serve. Both of these can be done by volunteering as a family.
Homeschooling children of multiple ages can be challenging, however it can be done. In fact, it is done all the time. The vast majority of homeschool families are made up of multiple children and they manage to make it work for them. So can you! In fact, there are some advantages to homeschooling multiple children that you may not have considered. Read on to learn about some of these advantages, some of the challenges you may face, as well as some practical tips on homeschooling multiple ages.
In my years as a classroom teacher, I witnessed children of every age sit at the end of their seat filled with excitement when I pulled out Hands-on learning materials.
It didn’t matter if the level was kindergarten students or sixth graders, if there was something they could see, touch, or play with learning the content became so much easier.
You have your homeschool plans all laid out. You know what they day will entail, and are ready to go. And then…. life happens.
- Family emergency
- Kids get sick
- Power goes out
- Water leak
- Roof leak
- Heat pump goes kaput
- Mom gets sick
You know… life. When life happens school oftentimes still needs to go on. But how? Most if not all of these require attention from mom. They require us to rearrange our days and our schedules. They are genuine reasons to STOP homeschooling for the day.
“Aren’t you worried that you are keeping him from really getting the help he needs?”
“You don’t want your son to miss out on the professional help the school system provides.”
“How can you possibly think that you are more qualified than someone who has been trained to help with autism and dyslexia?”