Georgia Homeschooling Information & Updates

15 Great Book Series for New Readers

With summer reading programs in full swing, it is a great time to make a book list for your new reader. These book series for new readers are fantastic resources to help your new reader gain confidence.

As parents, we want to encourage our kids to be readers. We know the benefits of reading, and how important it is to lay a foundation of reading in our homes. But, sometimes it is hard to get our kids into good books. A quality book series is a great way to garner interest in books and continue the love of reading.  A child can become invested in the characters and storylines and will want to continue with the series to find out what happens.

What do I NEED to Teach?

When parents decide to homeschool, one of the first things many wonder is what do I need to teach? The teaching is one of the things parents are most afraid of when it comes to homeschooling.

When parents decide to homeschool, one of the first things many wonder is what do I need to teach? Or am I qualified to teach?  The teaching is one of the things parents are most afraid of when it comes to homeschooling. Don’t let fear rule your life! You are the most capable person on Earth to teach your child. You have been teaching your child since birth. You have already taught your child to walk, talk love, get along with others, pray, feed themselves and many other things I’m sure. Nothing changes when your child reaches school age. You are still more than capable.

How to Choose the Best College for Your Homeschooler

Choosing the right college for your homeschooling kid could be challenging. In order to get the best college for homeschoolers, there are some factors you need to consider and this article details what these factors are.

Going to college is a significant undertaking for any child because this is where they form meaningful relationships and gain knowledge that propels them to the next phase of their lives. Choosing the best college for your kid is therefore very important and homeschoolers find it more challenging at this than parents who send their kids to public school. To be able to choose the best college for your kid as a homeschooling parent, there are a number of factors that you need to take into consideration as highlighted in the following article.

All About Unit Studies

Interested in learning all about unit studies? Rather short or long term, unit studies can offer a great variety in your homeschool!

As you know, there are many methods of homeschooling. We have already discussed classical, and Charlotte Mason. Today, I want to share with you all about Unit Studies.

What are Unit Studies?

Unit studies allow a homeschooler to focus on one topic for a set period of time. During this time the students will learn many subjects together. This could include History, Science, Literature, Art and more. For example, a unit study on horses may involve the history of horses, the anatomy of horses, and learning to draw a horse. The students would read books on horses, and maybe even visit a horse farm. All learning will center on that one topic but will incorporate many different subjects.

Top 5 Practical Tips to Bust Homeschool Boredom

When boredom comes into homeschooling, learning stalls. Do not worry, we have all been there. Use these tips to learn how to bust homeschooling boredom and enjoy the homeschooling session with your kids.

Homeschooling is fun most times. Other times it could be so challenging and frustrating. This is more so for the newbie homeschoolers who are yet to find their rhythm in homeschooling. At some point, we have all experienced boredom or the feeling that nothing is working according to plan. It can be pretty frustrating really and to get rid of such, here are some of the top tips and tricks.

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