Homeschooling and Socialization

Naughty – or Developmentally Appropriate?

Posted by on October 20, 2008 at 1:28 pm

-by Mimi Rothschild Children are all different. This is one of the reasons that homeschooling is such a blessing for so many families. Teaching your children at home allows you to respond to the different needs, the varied interests, and the strengths and weaknesses of each child. But there are some things that we can [...]

Homeschoolers and Cultivating Good Manners

Posted by on July 25, 2008 at 10:11 am

Pardon me, please. An important aspect of learning to get along with others is learning to be considerate of others. Courtesy is not in born: he just talked courtesy does not well up from the depths of the child loving desire to see other people happy at the cost of his own convenience inconvenience. He [...]

The Light at the Beginning of the Tunnel

Posted by on March 13, 2008 at 3:45 pm

  By: Michael C. Broome Home schooling is not only a right of each and every American, it is also a joy with blessings that many home schoolers wouldn’t trade for anything. Not just the children, but the mothers and fathers that give so much of their time to ensure their children have the best [...]

Think Aloud Strategy: Part 2 of 2

Posted by on November 9, 2007 at 10:31 am

By Mimi Rothschild Here’s part two of the “Think Aloud Strategy” article I posted earlier this week. I’d love to hear your thoughts about it and also about your homeschooling experience!   How Can You Stretch Students’ Thinking? Reflective journals and learning logs are a natural extension of thinking out loud. By jotting down what [...]

Home Schooling Virtual Schools are Meeting the Needs of America’s Students

Posted by on July 20, 2007 at 2:59 pm

By Mimi Rothschild Virtual schools, cyber school, online academies. These terms seemed foreign to most Americans ten years ago, but with advancements in technology and the deterioration of the public school system, virtual schools are growing in popularity. The Tucson Citizen documents the growth of virtual schools in Arizona. Below is what some Arizona students [...]

Home Schoolers Stay Active and Debunk Socialization Myth

Posted by on July 3, 2007 at 11:25 am

By Mimi Rothschild One of the best aspects of homeschooling is that it allows families to have flexible schedules while also allowing home schooling students the opportunity to pursue their passions. If a student wants to learn more about World War Two then he or she can learn more. If a student wants to study [...]