April showers bring May flowers. But for most home educators, it’s also the time of year to prepare for our Spring home school review. You’re probably sorting through piles of paper and organizing examples of your child(ren)’s classwork, projects and travels. So while you have it all spread out anyway, why not do some home school Spring cleaning? Here are some tips that work for me.
High levels of motivation to learn will automatically develop in your children when they are treated well, respected, encouraged and when their schoolwork has meaning to them. Home school teachers who understand how to motivate a student can greatly enhance the education experience and performance of their children.
When considering home schooling a child who has reached school-age or when the decision is made for children to leave a school they attended last year, parents who are home schooling their children for the first time have a lot of questions, worries and fears. These concerns are very common and as a home educator for the past 17 years, I would like to address them.
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