Category Archive: Homeschool

Jun 13

Getting started with homeschooling

Education is a important part of human existence. But what do you do when you’ ve lost faith in the educators? For plenty of parents who need the best for their kids, homeschooling has become the answer. Homeschooling is a valid alternative to the traditional public school classroom setting. As the name suggests, the classes …

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Nov 06

Starting reading activities

A natural progression in your reading activities together with your children is that after you read them to a passage from the story; have them paraphrase the story back to you. This will help you to understand what level of listening ability & understanding they are at, as well has help them to start building …

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Oct 29

How suitable is homeschooling for your child?

Many parents would love to do home schooling with their children, but are afraid to try because they aren’t sure they have the knowledge necessary to teach their children well. That’s not to say that they are necessarily against traditional schooling. However, while the traditional school is great for teaching practical skills, there are parents who are …

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Dec 20

Homeschooling for free

Did you know that you can do homeschooling for free? It takes a bit of creativity and planning on the behalf of parents, but it can be done! Of course, nothing is absolutely free – you’ll still need materials like pens, pencils and art supplies. But you don’t have to spend a fortune on books and materials …

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Jun 17

Teaching your child the alphabet

One of the first steps in becoming a successful reader is to learn to recognize the letters of the alphabet. The alphabetic principle teaches that spoken language is represented by written words that are made up of varying combinations of letters, and that these letters and combinations of them make up all of the sounds …

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