Wonder why we homeschool? Our decision may impact your next steps with your children, or students. Watch this video to find out what I mean.
Implement Black History all through the year with this educational instructable from ArrowSpringAcademy.com!
You limit your homeschool experience when you make class exclusive to your home. Homeschooling can offer your students a myriad of educational life experiences, right outside your door. Here’s how…
Most of us have a natural way of picking up new info — we learn best either by listening, looking, or doing. Once you know your child’s learning personality, you can understand how their brain works best. Then, play to their strengths in order to maximize school potential.
Since No Child Left Behind in 2001, standardized testing has become increasingly excessive in our school system. The high stakes and high costs have parents and educators wondering if we’re focused too much on testing and not enough on teaching. In 2011, a cheating scandal was exposed involving 178 Atlanta Public Schools’ teachers and principals. While admittedly one of the largest, it was not the first nor the last in response to the increasing pressure placed on schools by standardized tests. So…to test, or not to test? That is the question.
Across the United States homeschooling has been overlooked and underrated by many. Diving deeper into student performance and the environments of homeschooling households, it is clear that homeschoolers have risen to the occasion and met the expectations of recruiting Universities and American workforce.
Once upon a time, all children were homeschooled. But around 150 years ago states started making public school mandatory and homeschooling eventually became illegal. It wasn’t until the 90’s that all states made it legal again. Today, with more than 2 million homeschoolers making up 4% of the school-aged population, it’s the fastest growing form of education in the country.
With America’s public school system in decline, more and more parents are turning to homeschooling as a solution to their children’s education. The surprising part? When it comes time to perform, homeschooled children are blowing everyone else out of the water.