Every year parents decide whether or not to homeschool. Just like traditional school, homeschooling does have a format and policies that parents must adhere to. Have you ever thought, could I be missing out on developing my child naturally?
Can you be led by your children and be successful at homeschooling?
Can you go against the norm when homeschooling and raise a well-rounded person with life skills?
When our twins were babies, I began tuning into their personalities, behavior and how they learned. Dr. Taffy Wagner shares an unconventional approach to homeschooling and preparing your student to be an adult.
Prepare to have fun and implement some new strategies when homeschooling your child(ren).
Latest update December 1, 2015
In this course you will learn the value of:
This course is comprised of videos, audio, downloadable documents
and activities to help you provide your student with the opportunity
to be a well-rounded student. This course will be of great value if you've been wanting to shake things up and do things differently from the traditional homeschool setting. This course will get your creative juices flowing and your students will thank you for it.
I will explain the three learning styles. You will also be given information as to where you can go and find learning styles assessments. This will help you determine your child's dominant style.
Do you remember the significance of learning styles?
From this course you will be able to list your child's top two to three interest. You will also understand that interest can change over time based on growth and even exposure to different items.
Cody has a strong interest in Dodge vehicles. He has been talking about cars for a long time. To the point once he, my daughter and husband were at a dealership and he knew more than the salesman.
This is the beginning video of one of Erica's dinosaur digs that she did at her science desk.
Recognizing what your child's natural gifts are based on the skill they do without any hesitation, studying or even formal training.
Cody is gifted in building. You will see some of his creations.
Learn how to use Legos throughout the year.
Samples of Erica's graphics design work she created from marketing ads, thumbnails for Youtube videos, Wallpaper and even banners for Youtube channels.
The benefit to using toys or games to aid in learning different concepts.
Objects in the house such as pots, pans, shoes and even socks can be a part of the learning process when it comes to sight words and flash cards.
You will never view holidays the same again after this lecture. This lecture helps you get creative when thinking about holidays and using them as teaching tools.
Vacation will no longer be seen as traveling from Point A to Point B. Instead you will see this as a journey utilizing the points on a compass, culture, climate and even lifestyle.
Being a veteran, I always try to incorporate some military lessons into our studies. During one of our vacations, we took the twins to the Air Force Museum at Barksdale AFB in Louisiana. Cody was truly in his world learning even more history and geography.
The grocery store is not just about buying food. What happens when you can teach a child about nutrition, coupons and saving money all in a trip to buy groceries that will nourish their body?
You will see a chart the twins got at their cooking class explaining the Food Groups.
All pets do not have to be traditional. Discover what happens when Erica gets an unconventional pet. This lesson will inspire you to get creative regarding a pet for your student.
Dr. Taffy Wagner is a Personal Finances Educator who provides financial counseling to individuals and small groups. She also conduct pre-marital and post-marital financial counseling. Dr. Wagner has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal, US News and World Report, Denver Business Journal, Business Insider, Woman's Day, Learn Vest and many more national outlets. She is the President of Own Your Health Care, LLC where she educates consumers on Obamacare (good, bad and ugly), how to use their health insurance and provides them with alternatives when they cannot afford traditional health insurance. Dr. Wagner is also a homeschool mom of twins who are Udemy Instructors, best-selling authors and Youtubers. She is also a best-selling author of personal finances and health books.