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Concerns about Homeschooling

ADD Attention Deficit Disorder

ADD Attention Deficit Disorder

Support, learning materials and advice about homeschooling ADD and ADHD children. Annotated Websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide.
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Adoption, Fostering, and Homeschooling

Adoption, Fostering, and Homeschooling

Homeschooling a child you adopted as an infant is no different than homeschooling your own children. The concern comes with the adoption of an older child, and their adjustment problems. Fostering brings its own set of problems, and social workers are involved.
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Blind Homeschoolers

Blind Homeschoolers

Advice and resources for educating your vision impaired or blind child at home. Accessibility Technology Instruction Tips Social Networks Resources for Curriculum Accessibility Technology Macsome Audiobook Converter Mac Shareware $34.95. Convert purchased audio books to MP3 or AAC to play anywhere. The conversion is 5X speed fast, and output could be CD Quality. It’s...
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Concerns about Homeschooling

Is my child too young or too old to homeschool? I don’t know how to teach! How Can We Afford to Live on One Income? We have a special situation in our household. How can we provide for our gifted child? Will my child miss out? Is my child too young or too old...
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Cruising Homeschoolers

Cruising Homeschoolers

Now that we’ve lived aboard for almost seven years with our own kids, we are convinced. Boating families are together families. There is no doubt in my mind that our children are very different than their peers.
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Determine Your Children’s Learning Styles

Identify how your children are each intelligent in their own way through these free online inventories of learning styles. Parts is Parts – Intelligence Revisited AN A TO Z ARTICLE By David Albert. Most homeschoolers I know are partial to Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences. Teaching and Relating to Your Child’s Learning Style...
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Expatriates – Homeschooling Abroad

Resources for internationally mobile families considering homeschooling. Websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide.
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Homeschool Routines – YouTubes

I think you'll get a kick how homeschooled kids, teens, and Moms each have entirely different views of a typical daily routines in their YouTubes.
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Homeschool Your Kindergartner

When you Homeschool Your Kindergartner, it is a time of exploring how the world works. Feature by your Homeschooling Guide. Dateline: 8/18/98 By Ann Zeise Many parents write me asking about what to buy to start homeschooling a 5 year old. I won’t give you a pat answer about curriculum for kindergartners because I do not...
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Homeschooling a Child with Dyspraxia

Homeschooling a Child with Dyspraxia

Tips for homeschooling your language impaired child. Dyspraxia websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide.
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Homeschooling a Deaf Child

Children who are hard of hearing or deaf can thrive being homeschooled. Site also supports deaf parents of hearing children.
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Homeschooling a Dyslexic Child

Homeschooling a Dyslexic Child

Dyslexic children can thrive being homeschooled, but it helps to connect with others. Websites recommended by your A2Z Homeschool Guide. Free font to down load to help those with Dyslexia read on computer.
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Homeschooling Autistic Children

Homeschooling Autistic Children

Homeschooling a child with Autism or Asperger's Syndrome shows they can make remarkable growth with methods to meet the needs of Autistic children.
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Homeschooling because of Bullying at School

Homeschooling because of Bullying at School

Don't wait until you have done "all" the research, and gotten "all" the materials! You will always be researching homeschooling. You will always be buying interesting things for your child use for learning. Grab your child and run into homeschooling while he or she still has their mental and physical health!
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Homeschooling Children with Learning Disabilities

Learning disabilities seem to vanish when children are homeschooled. Resources here for support, legal assistance, curriculum, plans, and more.
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Homeschooling the Older, Adopted Child

While homeschooling is a wonderful option for all children, it may be the one thing that promotes lasting bonding, attachment and security with an adopted an older child.
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Homeschooling with Chronic Illness

Homeschooling with Chronic Illness, having a severe injury, natural disasters can seem undaunting challenges. Websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide. Beyond Surviving Homeschooling If you’re a Christian parent who lives with chronic illness and you have also been “called” to homeschool, you’ve found a place to call home. Homeschooling Children w/Chronic Illness This group...
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How Children Learn Best

How Children Learn Best

Approaches Born to Learn A fun, thought-provoking series of animations that illustrate ground-breaking new discoveries about how humans learn. Five Educational Philosophies Essentialism, Progressivism, Perennialism Existentialism, and Behaviorism. Taken together, these five schools of thought do not exhaust the list of possible educational philosophies you may adopt, but they certainly present strong frameworks from...
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Large Homeschooling Families

Large Homeschooling Families

Having a large family can seem an undaunting challenge or a blessing when it comes to homeschooling successfully.
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LGBT and Homeschooling

LGBT and Homeschooling

Locating Gender-inclusive Homeschool Support Groups on A2Z A search on “gender” on my site will turn up support groups that proclaim themselves not to discriminate because of gender identity. If you know of a support group that is welcoming to LGBT parents and children, and it does not show up on this list, please...
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Military Homeschooling – Help for Homeschool Families in the Military

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DoD Home Education Policies. Support for military families who homeschool. Demographics of Army families which homeschool.
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Rural Homeschooling on a Family Farm

Rural Homeschooling on a Family Farm

Lessons from the Homestead Carol J. Alexander homeschooled her children since 1993, and raised much of their own food. She has a blog here, some eBooks she’s written, and a free newsletter of interest to homesteading homeschoolers. Pioneer Woman Homeschooling Ree homeschools her 4 kids on a working ranch, and loves to take photographs...
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Special Needs Homeschooling

Special Needs Homeschooling

Special needs children learn well being homeschooled. Resources here for support, legal assistance, curriculum, plans, and more.
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Teaching Tips for Homeschooling Parents

How to teach young children in a homeschool. Teaching tips, methods and ideas for teaching such things as spelling, creativity, English, science, writing, math in fun, creative lessons, using Bloom’s Taxonomy to improve their thinking processes. It isn’t hard for parents to learn the ways top teachers instruct. Drivers Ed AN A to Z...
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Thoughts & Hard Facts (Directory)

Accreditation of Homeschools? The controversy about qualifying homeschools. Accrediting agencies and FAQs about accreditation, especially concerning distance learning programs. Controversy There are a number of issues that homeschoolers like to debate. Demographics Reports of numbers of homeschoolers in various states and countries. Note that this is a work in progress, and never entirely accurate....
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Three Key Summer Safety Tips to Ensure Your Family’s Health

Safety must be a top priority for your family at all times, but you especially need to be cognizant of your family’s safety and wellbeing during the summer.
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Timeout Chair for Bad Homeschool Critics

Timeout Chair for Bad Homeschool Critics

Mom is mad at you! You have used poor logic to attack homeschool parents or students, and so you’ll just have to be sent to the Timeout Chair until mom decides to let you off! Public apologies help. U.S. Education Secretary King Open Letter to U.S. Education Secretary King Who Says Homeschoolers Would Be Better Off...
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Traveling Homeschoolers – Homeschooling while Traveling on the Road

Traveling Homeschoolers – Homeschooling while Traveling on the Road

Some families homeschool because they want to travel extensively by car, rv or boat. Come follow along!
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Working & Single Parents and Homeschooling

Working & Single Parents and Homeschooling

Being a working, single parent, or needing all adults to go to work can seem undaunting barriers to homeschooling, but with support you can do it.
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