The idea that everyone has a unique type of learning style has been an accepted part of educational theory for decades. Every person is different, so the existence of different kinds of learners seems to make sense. But recent studies have suggested that knowing your child’s learning style isn’t as important as giving children every opportunity to learn. Some studies even suggest that learning styles as we know them are just a myth. Are learning styles just a myth? Recent studies show they may not be as valid as previously believed. First, let’s consider what a learning style is.
Have you ever considered homeschooling kindergarten? Maybe you’ve never considered homeschooling before, but you’re not quite ready to send your five- or six-year-old away to school. Or maybe you have homeschooled older children but never a kindergartener. Be encouraged. It’s not as scary as it sounds. In fact, homeschooling a kindergartener is easy and incredibly rewarding. Here are some tips to get you started.
How to homeschool kindergarten
Homeschooling kindergarten is a special privilege. During the kindergarten years, your child will learn a lot of concepts for the very first time, and you’ll be there to witness those special moments—when they succeed in writing their names for the first time, when they read their first words, and when they realize they can count to a hundred. You want these years to be years of wonder and joy, not years of frustration.
Here are 5 tips for homeschooling your kindergartener:
Class projects are an important part of every homeschool. They not only allow our children to gain a deeper understanding of a particular concept, but they help them develop necessary life skills. In particular, class projects help our children learn how to manage their time and resources to tackle a potentially overwhelming task. Class projects also give us as parents a great opportunity to teach our children some project management skills.
A successful homeschool starts with a good plan, and the best homeschool planner can help you record and organize those plans so you can act on them. There are a lot of homeschool planners on the market today. The number of choices can be overwhelming. We’ve taken time to research many planners and have included some homeschool planner reviews and tips for choosing the best planner for your schedule.
How can you and your family be “in the world” but not “of the world”? How do Christians avoid loving and conforming to the world and yet still follow Christ’s command to go into the world to spread the gospel? The Christian’s relationship with the world can be tricky to navigate and teaching your children the importance of holy living is not always easy. Understanding what the Bible says about the world and our relationship to it is critical to having a right relationship with God and the first step in raising children to be imitators of Christ. As parents, we must first make sure our own lives reflect Christ and then teach our children how to live biblically.