As the cost of tuition at private schools continues to rise, many parents are choosing to home school their children and teens. This is not a simple choice, of course. Before making any decision about educating your child, consider the information below.
Check the homeschooling laws for your state before you decide on a curriculum. Some states have different laws for teaching at home. While many states offer a set curriculum, in certain cases you may need to compile something yourself. You should try to teach things that are close to what public schools are teaching.
Create an environment in your home where your child can focus on their studies. You should choose a comfortable, but distraction-free environment. You will want room to move for activities and surfaces for book work. You should also be able to see all of your children at the same time, even if they are doing different activities. Continue reading