Ch 1: Homeschooling Resources

About This Chapter

Homeschooling resources are critical for individuals who have an interest in teaching children from home. This chapter will explain different resources that will be useful when implementing a homeschooling approach to education.

Homeschooling Resources - Chapter Summary

This chapter will provide you with simple and effective techniques to pursue homeschooling. You will learn about the following:

  • Why homeschooling works
  • Activities to use when homeschooling
  • Homeschooling benefits

The lessons will walk you through the techniques and activities that you can use when homeschooling children. Your understanding of the lessons concepts are tested through the lesson quizzes. Then you will have the chance to test your knowledge of the entire chapter with the chapter test.

How It Helps

  • Builds awareness and understanding: You will be presented with the benefits and obstacles of homeschooling to increase awareness of this educational approach.
  • Provides important tools: When you go through this chapter, you will be presented with different ideas and activities that can be used while homeschooling.
  • Enhances learning experience: By learning the techniques and tools in this chapter, you will be able to provide an enhanced homeschooling experience for your students.

Skills Covered

When you complete this chapter, you will have the skills to:

  • Comprehend the consequences and benefits of homeschooling
  • Understand different types of activities that can be used when it is raining
  • Integrate new ideas that can be used when considering field trips
  • Learn about physical education activities that can be used when homeschooling
  • Know the reasons why homeschooling works

14 Lessons in Chapter 1: Homeschooling Resources
Pros & Cons of Homeschooling

1. Pros & Cons of Homeschooling

Are you considering homeschooling for your child? There are two sides to making this decision, and this article will examine some of the good and bad aspects of alternative education.

Rainy Day Activities for Kids

2. Rainy Day Activities for Kids

Great. The skies are still dark and the rain is still falling, ruining the plans you had for the day. What to do now? Find out with this article that has some great backup ideas.

Homeschool Field Trip Ideas

3. Homeschool Field Trip Ideas

Incorporating field trips into a homeschool curriculum can help students acquire real-life applications of the concepts they are learning and explore culture and art in person. Read on to get some ideas for fun and interactive field trips, and explore corresponding lessons on

Homeschool P.E. Ideas

4. Homeschool P.E. Ideas

By homeschooling your children, you will also be directly responsible for their physical fitness and education. Check out this article for some fun methods to keep your kids healthy.

How Does Homeschooling Work?

5. How Does Homeschooling Work?

Parents may choose from a variety of options when implementing a homeschooling program their children. Read about curriculum alternatives and important considerations when starting to homeschool.

Homeschool vs. Public School Statistics

6. Homeschool vs. Public School Statistics

Schooling decisions are often dependent on a number of factors. Deciding on the best situation for your children can often mean understanding the known data behind various options. Read on for statistics specific to public schooling and homeschooling.

Scholarships for Homeschoolers

7. Scholarships for Homeschoolers

College-bound homeschooled students are typically offered the same opportunities to apply for scholarships as traditionally-schooled students. Learn about some of the scholarships specifically offered to homeschoolers and identify resources to help students apply for them.

Homeschooling in Canada

8. Homeschooling in Canada

Learn how to homeschool in different Canadian provinces with this article. Check out the registration, curriculum and testing regulations and get information about educational resources for your child.

Homeschooling in Australia

9. Homeschooling in Australia

Homeschooling is legal throughout Australia and is regulated by territorial government. The requirements for each territory vary slightly. Read on for specific information about each territory.

Where Can I Meet Other Homeschool Parents?

10. Where Can I Meet Other Homeschool Parents?

Parents who are seeking information about how to meet other homeschool parents can read this article, which covers a few different places that they may want to consider meeting each other.

How do Homeschoolers Apply to College?

11. How do Homeschoolers Apply to College?

Homeschool students interested in attending college should ensure that they fulfill all application requirements, including the development of a transcript, completion of standardized tests, and submission of an essay and letters of recommendation.

Where Can You Meet Other Homeschool Parents?

12. Where Can You Meet Other Homeschool Parents?

Parents who are homeschooling their children may wish to get to know other homeschooling parents for both social and academic purposes. Read on to learn more about formal, informal, and virtual opportunities for homeschool parents to connect.

How do Homeschoolers Apply for College?

13. How do Homeschoolers Apply for College?

This article provides homeschoolers with information on common requirements for the college application process and factors they will likely want to take into consideration.

What are Homeschool Co-ops?

14. What are Homeschool Co-ops?

Participation in a homeschool co-op is a way for families to collectively join together to offer academic, enrichment, socialization, and curricular support for children who are homeschooled. Read on to discover what opportunities might be available at a local homeschool co-op.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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