Welcome to Homeschooling 101! In this course, we will explore the basics of homeschooling.
In this course, I will help you discover if you have what it takes to homeschool. There is an overwhelming amount of information out there, so we will analyze the essential questions to consider before you start the adventure of homeschooling.
Explore Homeschooling Basics Before Starting To Homeschool
What You Need To Know Before You Homeschool
When considering the homeschool option for your kids, you may say, "I'd love to homeschool, but...." We will answer the common objections in your mind. Then, by answering the question, "Am I ready for this?" you will be able to know if homeschooling would be a good fit for your family. Have you ever wondered - "Is there only one right way to homeschool?" We will explore some common ways of "doing" homeschool and help you discover the best style for you.
Homeschooling 101 is a course in self-discovery for parents who are interested in the homeschooling option, but just need some insider information to help bring clarity to the decision making process.
I include lectures in short segments so that they easily fit into your busy schedule. You will benefit from the course handouts that help you dig deeper into each topic and show you areas where you might need to give more attention. Finally, this course will help you analyze the strengths, weaknesses, and passions of yourself and your kids and see how that fits into a homeschooling style.
I am a former classroom teacher, turned homeschooling mom, so I hope this course is the confidence booster you need to jump start your family's homeschool adventure!
I will explain what you will learn in this course and how it will help you on your homeschool journey.
Let's tackle the objections in your own mind first. What arguments are standing in your way?
There are pros & cons to every decision. I will help you consider what a decision to homeschool could mean for your family.
How will homeschooling benefit your family rhythm and your children's education?
What does your immediate family think of homeschooling?
What is your personality and how will that impact homeschooling? Do you have realistic expectations?
How much does homeschooling cost?
We'll discuss how to get the basics under control.
Know the laws for your state and where to find excellent legal advice.
Can you really homeschool your kids without a teaching degree?
How you homeschool is not a one-size-fits-all journey. Embrace your unique personality, educational philosophy, and your kids' strengths.
For the parent who wants to open the box and go.
For the parent who wants to teach their kids to learn for themselves.
For the parent who wants their children to play, create, and learn in real-life situations.
For the parent who values interest-led learning for their kids.
For the parent who appreciates a relaxed approach, while picking the best from every style.
You really do have all the tools you need to be a great homeschool parent. We will end with a "pep rally" and remind you of the practical exercises you completed in this course that will help you make informed decisions and have a great homeschool year.
Abby Banks is currently in the trenches as a homeschool mom herself. Even though she is a former public school classroom teacher, Abby is confident that any parent can homeschool! This is the ninth year of her family’s homeschool journey with four energetic boys and one sweet girl. Abby is also a homeschool evaluator in her state.