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Homeschooling Preschool: Is It Even Necessary?

First of all, I’d like to define our terms here. Technically we could say that from the first moment we start teaching our children anything (even telling them “no” when they want to pull on the lamp cord) we’re “homeschooling.” For instance, I know some homeschooling parents will say that they’ve been homeschooling “since birth.”…




3 Tips for Homeschooling Success

Strategize – Every good endeavor starts with a good plan. As homeschoolers it’s natural to think in terms of daily lesson plans, but we should also be considering what our long-term goals are, since they will certainly impact our short-term goals. When I first took a stab at setting long-term goals for my homeschooling I…

Checklist for Your School Year

While I realize many readers may have already begun their school year by now (or school year-round) this post can help you work out the bugs and keep you on track throughout your school year. I recommend you look for the “print this post” icon at the bottom of the post so you can have…




How to Home-School: Traditional Methods

This is the first post of a six-part series on “Teaching Methods.” When we think of traditional methods of home-schooling, we are generally talking about the textbooks and workbooks that we all grew up with.  There would be a textbook for each subject, maybe workbooks for reading comprehension or to work on specific math topics….




How To Home-School

This post is the third in a series of four posts on “Getting Started in Homeschooling.”  Disclaimer: I do not know how to teach your dog to get more biscuits. Given that the subject of “How to Homeschool” could encompass pages and hours of writing, what I am going to do here is give a…




What is Home-Schooling?

  Hello and welcome to the genesis of Homeschooling911.  This post is the first “official” post of my new blog and is also the first post of a four-part series on “Getting Started in Home-Schooling.” Though the intent of this post is to tell you what homeschooling is, I am actually going to start out by telling…