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What Should I Know About Homeschooling?



Many parents have decided that homeschooling is an especially effective way to educate their children. What are the reasons to homeschool, and what challenges do parents face? Who is best suited to homeschooling?



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by 29th_Candidate
Oct 13, 2002 "Public-Edu" Fiddled While No'ne Learned...
Bureaucracy fostered illiteracy is unacceptable. Though a child's education begins at home, parents should not be forced to "homeschool" children to insure they receive a proper education. ... read full review
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by three_ster
Feb 2, 2006 The Advantages and Disadvantages of Homeschooling
Homeschooling could be the right route of learning for your family, but make sure you are ready for the responsibility.... read full review
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by CindyJean
Sep 19, 2002 Our Homeschool Experience
Even with the best of intentions, homeschooling doesn't always work out.... read full review
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by patch3boys
Feb 20, 2001 Homeschooling- Are my Children Socialized?
Opinions are like noses... everyone has one. You do what is right and best for your family and everything will work out fine.... read full review
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by bonzobean
Jun 28, 2005 Why I am not YOUR typical homeschool mom (but still a typical homeschool mom)
You just cannot generalize about homeschooling families. Homeschoolers no longer fit any set stereotype and homeschooling has become a valid and sometimes preferable educational choice.... read full review
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by mrsditmer
Apr 6, 2001 Home School In California
Home schooling isn't for everyone. You should find a local home schooling group to help you get started. ... read full review
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by Freak369
Jan 15, 2005 Awesome Homeschooling Activities! How To Entertain & Educate At The Same Time!
Homeschooling doesn't have to be boring!!!... read full review
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by patch3boys
Jan 31, 2001 Schools- Public School, Home School, Private School. We have done all three
Every family has to do what is right for them, there are no right or wrong answers.... read full review
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by epi_member
Jun 13, 2003 I Got So Mad, blah blah, Writeoff: Homeschooling with Grand Theft Auto III
My final recommendation on What Should I Know About Homeschooling is to use Grand Theft Auto III as a tool. What part of this did you not understand?... read full review
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by Debbietipton
Oct 27, 2000 Home Schooling and Other Solutions
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by gjacks
Aug 9, 2000 Homeschooling...bad or good?!?
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by Freak369
Jan 26, 2005 Homeschooling Hazard: How To Avoid The School District Meanies!
It's your choice and if you choose to homeschool then stick to your guns and don't let anyone bully you around!... read full review
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by wavesandshells
Jul 13, 2000 Calling All Preschool Pushers!
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by Freak369
Jan 10, 2005 Homeschooling: Myths, Misconceptions & Marvels.
It's a choice .. it's not easy .. but it does pay off in the end.... read full review
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by jonnie
Jul 26, 2005 Home Schooling........Yes or No?
Weigh out the pro's and con's before home schooling.... read full review
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by conraddad
Nov 19, 2000 Homeschooling: an important option
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by Horswispr
Jul 12, 2000 How I Worked With the John Birch Society
This is my story about an unusual experience.... read full review
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by pantazis5
Jul 9, 2000 What is Homeschooling afterall?
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by joshsmomma
Aug 12, 2002 It does not stop because you close the books!
There are many things you should know about homeschooling, but don't think you have to know it all! You get to learn too! That's the beautiful part!... read full review
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by goldjay
May 30, 2006 Common Questions About Homeschooling
Homeschooling is a huge challenge and it is not for everyone. There are a lot of misconceptions about homeschooling and many questions people ask. Here are some of my answers.... read full review
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