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Discover strategies homeschooling parents use to help prepare their kids for higher education and the world beyond.

Relaxed Homeschooling
Homeschooling doesn't have to be hard to be effective.

5 Easy Ways to Add Learning to Your Day
There are many easy ways homeschooling families can make use of otherwise unused time or space. Here are few quick tips to get you started.

5 Learning Tools to Use Instead of Textbooks
You can enhance your children's learning by trying some of these non-classroom materials at home.

Homeschooling Methods, Explained
One of the advantages of homeschooling is getting to pick from a variety of teaching methods.

5 Tips for Homeschooling Multiple Ages
Tailoring a learning environment that meets the needs of kids at different ages and stages takes planning, patience and creativity.

How to Help Kids Work on Their Own

You Don't Have to Teach it All Yourself
Parents of tweens and teens have lots of options when it comes to finding teachers and other resources to supplement the learning going on at home.

Improve Learning With Hands-On Activities
Homeschooling lends itself to brain-based education.

Unit Studies: Tie Subjects Together With a Theme

7 Ways to Homeschool with Videos
Videos can be a powerful resource for homeschoolers.

Top 10 TED Talks for Educators
What better way to waste time on the Internet than watching an inspiring lecture by experts in all areas of education?

Best Blogs About Learning
Some blogs to make you think about the shape of education in the United States and around the world.

Essay Writing Tips for Homeschoolers
Help your child develop the skills to write essays with accuracy, meaning and style.

The Right Way to Teach With Videos
Too many teachers use videos only as a babysitter. Get more out of teaching with videos with these simple tips.

Make Your Kids Boredom-Proof

How to Be a Better Teacher
Just like homeschooling itself, training for homeschooling parents is something you can do yourself -- with help from other homeschoolers and these resources!

The Problem With "Rigor" in Education
When it comes to learning, harder doesn't always mean better

Course of Study with Annotated Links
Wondering what your child needs to learn this year? Typical course of study with annotated links for Preschool to 12th grade.

Teaching Help for Homeschooling Parents
Find resources and information to enhance your homeschooling experience.

How to Homeschool Your Preschooler

The Only Homeschooling Advice You'll Ever Need
All my homeschooling advice, boiled down into five thoughts.

What Does It Mean to Teach to Mastery?
How to emphasize learning over grades and test scores.

Teach Kids Organization With a Homeschool Schedule
A homeschool schedule can be a useful tool to help kids learn the art of organizing their time.

How to Cut Down on Back-to-School Stress
Homeschooling gives you the flexibility to make your own schedule to suit your family's needs.

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