Homeschooling Background and Basics
By Kathy Ceceri
Start Homeschooling Today!
You can begin homeschooling anytime, anyplace. Here are some quick tips to get you started.
- Emergency Homeschooling
- Short-Term Homeschooling
- 5 Quick-Start Homeschooling Suggestions
- How to Ease the Transition from School to Homeschool
- Cheap (and Free!) Curriculum
What is Homeschooling?
Find out how modern homeschooling began and get answers to common questions.
- FAQ: What Homeschooling Parents Want to Know
- Homeschool Glossary
- Names to Know: Education Reformer John Holt
Making the Decision
Facts and advice that will help you choose the best educational path for your family.
- Public School or Homeschool?
- Do I Need to Buy a Curriculum?
- Happier Homeschooling: 7 Ways to Set Goals That Fit Your Family
- Make Homeschooling Work for You
- Homeschooling Methods, Explained
Why Does Homeschooling Work?
Experts agree homeschooling's flexibility helps kids develop their creativity and critical thinking skills.
- Homeschooling vs School: Where Students Learn Makes a Difference
- What Students Learn: Tailor the Curriculum to Each Child
- How Students Learn: Kids Benefit from Individualized Teaching
- Books To Inspire Homeschoolers
- Hear Educators Talk About Real Learning
Record Keeping and Regulations
Advice on meeting rules and maintaining records without tears.
- What You Need to Know About Homeschooling Requirements
- Why Homeschoolers Shouldn't Panic Over Common Core
- How to Avoid Problems with Homeschool Regulations
- No-Stress Homeschool Record Keeping
- Everything Counts: Translating What You Do Into School Terms
- Standardized Testing and Homeschooling
- Do I Have to Give Grades?
Life While Homeschooling
Find out how to take care of all your family's needs -- and your own.
- How to Combine Work and Homeschool
- How To Solve Common Work-Family Problems
- 6 Ways to Save Money Homeschooling
- Cooking Tips for Homeschoolers
- Make Your Kids Boredom-Proof
- Housekeeping Versus Homeschooling
- Take Your Homeschooling Skills to the Job Market
- Learning on the Road
Myths and Misconceptions
Here's the story behind the cliches
- What Not to Say to a Homeschooler
- Mystery Meat, the Prom, and Other Traditions Homeschoolers Miss Out On
- Don't Believe the Homeschool Critics