Trying to Decide?
Making the decision to homeschool is not always easy. It can take weeks or months of thought and prayer. For others, it is not so hard. In fact, for some of you, homeschooling seems like a natural part of child rearing. Whatever prompted you to think about homeschooling, here are some helpful resources as you make this decision.
As with any major decision, it’s important to your homework. We recommend you start with reading a variety of material about homeschooling. The first book to begin with is An Introduction to Home Education. This manual will guide you through every step of deciding, and then setting up your home school. If you are starting with junior or senior high students, add The High School Handbook to that list.
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Understanding why you want to teach your children is an important part of the homeschool decision. The answer to the question “Why?” is your philosophy of home education. You will find questions that will guide you through the process here. Continue Reading.
God desires godly children (Malachi 2:15). As homeschooling parents, how can we achieve this huge command? Continue Reading.
If I were to describe my life as a homeschooler in one word, I would say chaotic. Fortunately, I can’t describe it in one word without thinking what an oxymoronic crime that would be, so I’m afraid you will get the whole scoop. My heroic mother of seven handled the greater portion of my education with the aid of an umbrella-school. Continue Reading.