How many credits does your homeschooled high schooler need to graduate? How do you give credit for the work your students are doing? And how do you count credits? In the world of homeschooling high schoolers, there are many questions that often don’t have clear answers because they often don’t apply to parents whose children attend a school. When you go to set up your own homeschool high school transcript and meet graduation requirements, you’ll need to know how to assign credits for the work your students have completed and know which courses you should be including.
Learn more about how credits and graduation work in your homeschool…
Multiplication and division are challenging subjects to second, third, and fourth graders. They have a lot of facts to memorize, and some children will struggle to understand the concepts. You can use different strategies outlined in this post (from concrete to abstract) to make multiplication and division fun rather than a drudgery. As a homeschool parent, you can pick and choose which multiplication or division strategy works best for your elementary-age child.
It’s that time of year again! Are you staring at your calendar in disbelief, amazed at how fast your homeschool year is flying by and feeling that familiar, “I still have to buy Christmas gifts!” panic? Well, you can relax because we’ve created a list of the best holiday gifts for homeschool moms and kids for you to choose from. Most of the gifts can be purchased online, saving you valuable time. So, get your Christmas list ready and have fun choosing from all these great homeschool holiday gift ideas!
Are you a kinesthetic learner or teaching a kinesthetic learner? If your child prefers the kinesthetic learning style, then teaching with kinesthetic learning strategies may improve your child’s comprehension. Even if kinesthetic learning isn’t a preference, some activities for the kinesthetic learning style can help you improve as a learner or as an educator. As you explore kinesthetic learning, look for ways you can use these characteristics and activities to improve your learning or teaching strategies.
When looking for a homeschool math curriculum, you’ve likely seen recommendations for spiral review in math or a mastery learning approach. Homeschool families often discuss and compare these two topics to each other as if they’re mutually exclusive. However, mastery learning describes how a teacher chooses to teach and at what pace they progress through the material. Spiral review describes how to review material previously covered. Before searching for programs that use one method, look at what each of these concepts mean and how they work.