Should I Homeschool My Child?

Should I homeschool my child? I’m going to give you straight talk to the question: should I homeschool my child?

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when you buy new homeschool curriculum: 5 clever suggestions

When you buy new homeschool curriculum, how do you know what you should buy? This all depends on how we understand what an education is anyway. When you buy new homeschool curriculum, here are five suggestions for you. “…Education doesn’t need to be reformed — it needs to be transformed. The key to this transformation…

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why kids don’t need school socialization & why they need you instead

This summer I learned what my kids don’t need from a school: socialization. What I don’t provide my children at home (but schools can): marimbas, of every size, shape, or number. I don’t lead a children’s choir (nor could I). I don’t have a drama club (though I probably could). And I don’t oversee two hundred…

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why homeschool your child? these are the 8 reasons my family homeschools

This is why my family homeschools. And I share the book (& the 8 reasons) that convinced me to shift my life in one week.

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How to Facilitate Child-Led Learning in your Homeschool

There are things I want to impart to my kids, no question. But learning doesn’t necessarily happen because I said something out loud, or because I have the kids read through a passage, narrate a passage, do the math worksheet, complete the lab report, or watch the video. There were some days, I expected them…

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curiosity and education: how to facilitate it

Two guys played in their garage tinkering with computer stuff for years: they became rather successful. Do you know who they are? You’re very possibly holding their Apple product in your hand. Curiosity and education: we know they work hand-in-hand. A good long while ago, there was also a curious artist and scientist who wondered…

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