Parenting a special needs child calls for heroic strength that few can imagine. Many parents, though, feel as if educating their special needs child should be done by “experts.” But who is a better expert on your child than you?
Though difficult to determine, it is believed that 15-20% of our entire population has some symptom of dyslexia. Often, this is a learning struggle that schools refuse to even call by name because it affects such a large percentage of
Instilling Biblical Values in Children by Homeschooling Many families decide to homeschool for many reasons. Perhaps it’s a learning difference that makes school ill-suited for their child. For others, it can be demanding work schedules for one of the parents,
Homeschooling one child can be a challenge for even the most organized of parents, but with every additional child, the difficulty increases. We want to give out children the attention they need, but also develop independent learning skills that will
The current state of traditional schooling with its high-stakes testing, early academics, bullying, and more is enough to make even the calmest child anxious. However, for a child predisposed to anxiety or suffering from a more severe anxiety disorder, this
Many parents find themselves unexpectedly homeschooling because their child received a diagnosis of having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. This diagnosis often comes after a child begins formal schooling, and they aren’t able to comply with the demands of a classroom
Parents often dismiss the idea of homeschooling because they both work outside the home. A parent may even work at home but doesn’t feel they can juggle the demands of being both an employee and a homeschooling parent. However, a
You’ve decided to homeschool, but now your child has gotten older, and you’re wondering how you’re going to teach them. This is so often a worry of new homeschooling parents. What should I teach them? How should I teach them?
For many homeschool families, a top priority is fostering self-directed and independent learning. Fortunately, we have the lifestyle and numerous resources available to provide an atmosphere in which independent learning can flourish. Online curriculum and classes can be an integral
If you’re a busy homeschool mom, you’ll want to check out Kirkwood Education Online. This affordable Christian online curriculum equips homeschool families with the tools of success. Children learn at their own pace with engaging online lessons, while parents appreciate the