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Posts Tagged ‘ concerns about homeschooling ’

Finishing The Homeschool Year Strong

Homeschool End of Year - Finishing Strong

As the homeschool year draws to a close, homeschool end of year preparations begin. Find out how to finish the school year strong here.
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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. 10 Tips for Homeschooling with a Chronic Illness Life has been slow in our homeschool lately. I have struggled with Fibromyalgia pain for several years. Then, this past December I was diagnosed with Lupus...
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Deschooling

Deschooling

Help understanding the need for a down time after leaving school and starting to homeschool. This period of time is called deschooling.
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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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Educational Neglect

Legal opposition to homeschooling takes several forms. One of the scariest is the accusation of “educational neglect,” as if we were a mother out of a VC Andrews’ horror novel, locking our children in the attic. What can you do or not do to avoid being accused of educational neglect? Now I’m not a lawyer,...
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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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LGBTQ Homeschooling

LGBTQ Homeschooling

While homeschooling isn’t necessarily different for LGBTQ homeschooling families, it can be challenging to find homeschool resources to help LGBTQ children and their parents.
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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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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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Socialization: The “S” Word

What is socialization? Studies showing the comparison of the social adjustment of homeschoolers vs. school children. Articles about the social skills of homeschooled children and the effect on their development by being around adults a lot.
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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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Accreditation of Homeschools?

The controversy about qualifying homeschools. Accrediting agencies and FAQs about accreditation, especially concerning distance learning programs.
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Homeschool Speech Therapy

How to help your homeschooler overcome speech-language difficulties.
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Socialization: The “S” Word Part 1

By Ann Zeise Homeschool Alumni Socialization Blues “Socialization Blues” by Israel Wayne, performed at the 2006 Homeschool Alumni National Reunion, July 28-30. “Aren’t you concerned about socialization?” Most homeschooling parents want to tear their hair out if they hear this question one more time. I’m one of them. Note my bald spot. A tactic...
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