Does your state require standardized testing for your child? And if so, what are the requirements? If your state doesn’t require testing, what reason is there to still use a standardized tests? Standardized testing doesn’t have to be a big ordeal for homeschool families, and once you understand the various options, it can become part […]
Reflections from a homeschool Mom as she passes the torch to the next step – college
Homeschooling in high school can be a challenge, and it’s definitely something people wonder if it’s possible at all. Beyond just academics, many parents worry that the emotional ups and downs of teenagers will create a difficult environment, more than they are able to handle on their own. Parenting a teenager has not always been […]
Most introductions to homeschooling start at elementary level, preschool or kindergarten. But what if your child started at a traditional school and you’re starting your homeschool journey only after 5th grade? A favorite resource of mine, Mary Pride’s Complete Guide to Getting Started in Homeschooling, is extremely helpful in setting goals and prioritizing. She writes from a […]
Do you have a child starting college soon? 10 pieces of advice they need before getting started!