Children and Pessimism

Children need emotional validation, especially young kindergarten-8. If their negative feelings about what is happening in their lives are not validated, they may continue focusing on the negative until they are validated. Children can become pessimistic if they do not feel they are being emotionally heard and validated. As the parent of four children, I have learned to not skip the important...
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Are Electronic Gimmicks Needed to make Learning FUN?

Once upon a time educational toys for children included compact flash cards, spelling games or reading with a parent or teacher. Today free educational games seem like a thing of the ancient past. The educational toys of today seem to cost a small fortune and completely take the parent or teacher out of the picture. Take a moment to think about the commercials for educational toys you’ve seen...
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Using Technology to Enhance Home School Curriculum

When you think of homeschoolers, a vivid picture of a super woman that is able to juggle everything seemingly effortlessly with smiling, perfect children. Although this picture may seem daunting, don’t let it deter you from home schooling your children. One great way to make home schooling a little less daunting is by using a computer to help you out. Look for home school curriculum that...
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Use Contests to Develop Important Study Skills

When done right, contests are a great way to enhance your home school curriculum. Contests can act as great motivators, develop great research skills and develop character. There are lots of contests available for students all across the country, finding the right contest for your child can be a great addition to your home school curriculum. If you’re homeschool curriculum has a science...
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HomeSchooling Curriculum Parallels Expectations from all Students in the District

Education comes in many forms and there are choices parents can make for their children. Most parents select the main stream public school system and some will select the homeschooling curriculum. The homeschooling curriculum will come from the school board and will parallel the expectations from all students in the district. Learning at home does not mean the child can select what to learn or...
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Speed Limits and Safe Driving Tips

Safe driving tips if expanded to cover all aspects of four wheel motoring would fill more than half a dozen books which is a little beyond the scope of an article. It’s also unlikely that the drivers in most need of safe driving tips would bother to buy such a book. After all they know the basics and what more is there to be concerned with? Sorry guys but it’s true!   Lets examine then...
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HomeSchooling Curriculum is Carefully Planned

The homeschooling curriculum is carefully planned and established in most school districts. The school districts will be following guidelines for education provided by higher governments. A homeschooling curriculum does not mean that children can stay home and do what ever the parents want. Even if they are schooled at home they will need to meet the same standards as their peers. The education...
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HomeSchooling Curriculum Allows Freedom

Following a homeschooling curriculum can allow families one kind of freedom in their lives that attending class in a school building would not allow. They are able to change locations or alter their schedules without conflicting with classroom time. The family can adapt the homeschooling curriculum to their lives and not the other way around. Or if a child has an illness that keeps them away from...
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HomeSchool Curriculum Supervised by Parents

Children are social beasts and usually enjoy entering school and learning with their peers. When this is not possible they may be forced into a homeschool curriculum that is supervised by their parents. The homeschool curriculum will come from the school district and will meet the same learning standards as the children going to school daily will receive. Children may encounter situations in life...
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HomeSchool Curriculum for Children who can not Attend Regular Class Room Studies

A homeschool curriculum is one that is provided by a school board for children that can not attend regular class room studies. If for any reason you are not able to place your child in school as required by the laws of the land you are in, you will have the option of a homeschool curriculum. The goal is to ensure that the child receives the education needed no matter what their life circumstances...
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