“Homeschooled children test at least one grade level ahead of public schooled children and have fewer behavioral problems.”
Homeschool Moms and Dads, if you are wondering if all your hard work it fruitless?
If for all your hard work nothing is being gained?
Well here is some encouragement for your hard work for those (at least) 180 days of schooling your children. :)
Being with them 24/7.
Dealing with all the work.
Discipline. And Hard times.
“With fall quickly approaching, many schools are in session again. Perhaps in some homes, school never stops. It is estimated that approximately 2.2 million children in the United States are homeschooled. When thinking of homeschool the common question is asked whether the education is as good as public school. Studies are reporting amazing evidence to support those parents who labor to teach their children within the home.” ~Lynn Griffith
Then read more………. (Click on the blue lettering below which will take you to the actual web link)
“Teaching Math Through Art” takes students from around 3rd to the 8th grade and goes through all the things they need to know in math and puts lessons in a hands on art context. Rotations, reflections, fractions (when drawing the face, measuring tryptches, grids, and more), three dimensional shapes, and much more are included.
Go see for our yourself……..
(Click on the blue lettering down below to learn more)
Alright…..I read this article and it was a mind opener.
The brain grows and intelligence gained as we exercise our brain. Struggle with something until we get it.
So, in essence the writer, Salman Kahn of Kahn Academy, suggests that you should praise children for the conquering or making a clear accomplishment over the struggle instead of praising them when the triumph over something they are capable of doing.
What a change of thought process……
I wonder how this would affect our home schooled children if we encourage the struggle and allow our children to have victory over the struggle of learning.
Read more here…….
(Click the blue lettering down below…..it’s a link to an actual web page)
What if our school days all started off like this?? :)
WITH A PEP TALK!!! :