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Homeschool Help for Beginners

Homeschool Help for Beginners
Someone asked me this week for some tips for beginners.  "What will help?" is such a broad question!  Here are my suggestions.First, you can work together with your kids, either by grouping them together in close age groups, or by studying the same content but at different levels.  In other words, you can use Sonlight Curriculum and group them together, younger kids doing world history for elementary school, and older kids doing world history for junior...
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Guest — Janet
@JW -- I hear you! My kids can't school together either, despite being close in age, they are far apart academically. The older ... Read More
Thursday, 17 September 2009 14:25
Guest — Robin E.
A lovely post, and surprisingly similar to the advice I give new homeschoolers at times. Combining children into the same subject ... Read More
Thursday, 17 September 2009 06:28
Guest — Kristine
Great post, Lee. I often run across new hsing moms at work, and I can use this post as a referral. It IS hard to suggest to othe... Read More
Wednesday, 16 September 2009 20:07
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