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Grade Level: When It Matters in Homeschooling

by Jeanne Faulconer

In a previous post, I encouraged parents not to obsess over grade level to the detriment of their child's actual engagement and learning.However -- yes -- I concede there are times you do have to think about grade level, and your child and your homeschooling efforts will benefit if you do. When … Read More...

Office Schooling: One Way to Work and Homeschool

by Jeanne Faulconer

We hear a lot about the flexibility of homeschooling, but people usually mean that the curriculum or approach to homeschooling is flexible, or even that the daily, weekly, or yearly calendar is flexible. However, in addition to how homeschooling is done and when homeschooling is done, there is also … Read More...

Resources for Homeschooling High School When Mom’s Not the Expert

by Jeanne Faulconer

When people who don't know anything about homeschooling start talking about why it can't work, one of their criticisms is that homeschooling parents can't possibly know enough about the "hard" subjects to homeschool high school, which is why homeschooled kids won't ever get into college.Of … Read More...

Ask Jeanne: Homeschooling the Child Behind in School

by Jeanne Faulconer

My son is 12 and in 6th grade. He is failing this year. Truthfully, I don't know how he has passed in past years, and this year he seems to be regressing.He is currently reading at a 1.5 grade level. It is making it impossible for him to learn anything in school when he can't read. He is in … Read More...