Homeschooling 101

AlidaCardo By AlidaCardo, 26th Jan 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Its a simple guide to start homeschooling. Innovative and practical tips to start homeschooling.

Preparing to Homeschool

Homeschooling is a great way to spend more family time and get your kids learning in an out of the box way.You can prepare to homeschool by looking for online resources. You can start by homeschooling the smallest kids and take it year by year till they grow up . You can decide where in your home you will homeschool and if you will use certain curriculums or make your own. You can consider regional educational standards to be a guide in what you teach at home. You can decide the basics and time schedule for your homeschooling experience. All of these things are the things you must think about to start the process. You will also determine when you will test the children to see their progress on basics like Math or Reading Skills. To make it in the global market kids need to learn Math and Reading in a early age and get it right.You can choose to explore the basics like Math and Reading with the smallest kids. All these things are things to consider as you prepare to homeschool.

Reading Projects

You can prepare the smallest kids at home to read. Your goal must be to make them an independent reader. You can start by making Storytime reading time for kids. Taking a trip to the local library can get you a great amount of books to read to them and getting them exposed to the love of reading. This is a great way to get resources to get them learning to read. You can then take it to the next level when they learned their abc's and get through phonics . You can then ask them to read to you books daily. The essential thing is to get them reading daily or hearing you reading to them on a daily basis. Reading projects should be a daily project in your home. Then at some point you can use standardized tests to test their skills. You can also video tape them reading to track their progress. This is the best way to start homeschooling smaller kids and getting them to read. This can be done for kids to learn English or other foreign languages like Spanish.

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Eduction, Homeschooling

Meet the author

author avatar AlidaCardo
Alida Cardo, is a graduate of Lenoir Rhyne University specializing in Political Science.She attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She is also a former congressional aide for former Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart of South Florida. She specialized and...(more)

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author avatar Tranquilpen
27th Jan 2012 (#)

Thank you for a really great read .

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