Homeschool Preschool

Written by Mary Joyce

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You probably already have and do allow your child time to play, read, run outdoors, and discoverrepparttar world on their travels. And you do so in a loving environment. What you provide will far exceed what is provided for in a public preschool learning environment.

You arerepparttar 147829 best teacherrepparttar 147830 child will ever have and your home isrepparttar 147831 best leaning environment forrepparttar 147832 preschooler. You certainly donít need to spend vast amount of money equipping your home for preschool activities. As mentioned earlier, thrift stores and yard sales can provide more than you could ever use. Also remember, real life experiences. Letrepparttar 147833 child help you bake, do laundry, and other household experiences. They all offer visual, hands on, and subtle problem solving. And you thought homeschool preschool would require a classroom setting.

Not hardly.

Mary Joyce is a former educator, successful homeschool parent, and has written many articles on teaching your child at home for the Homeschool-Curriculum-4u website. Please visit ( for a complete list of Mary's articles.

E Learning: Why choose online education?

Written by John Thompson

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There are no travel costs involved with online education and no travel time whatsoever. The only time you will need to dedicate to your learning will berepparttar time you spend studying and any trips torepparttar 147782 library or other institution you may need.

Many jobs and careers demand a good working knowledge ofrepparttar 147783 Internet, and by completing your course online you are already many steps closer to that end. You will have excellent knowledge on Internet research; always being able to findrepparttar 147784 information that is useful to you.

There are some factors you should consider when deciding whether to opt for online education or a more traditional classroom education. You will need a reasonably up to date PC, together with an Internet Connection. Fortunately, computer prices have dropped in recent years, so you can get a capable PC for little more than $300. If you consider using Ebay or buying a refurbished PC then you can reduce this price even more. Donít forget, you will need a printer, operating software, word processing software and an Internet connection but againrepparttar 147785 price of these has dropped dramatically.

If you donít have much working knowledge of a computer orrepparttar 147786 Internet you will need to find your way around at first and this can seem a daunting task forrepparttar 147787 beginner. Donít panic, just stick with it and buy yourself (or borrow from friends orrepparttar 147788 library) books on how to userepparttar 147789 software you are going to need. Once onlinerepparttar 147790 Internet has all of this information at hand, andrepparttar 147791 world becomes your playground.

A summary of online education.

Online education can help all people from all walks of like gainrepparttar 147792 education they want to better themselves or to advance inrepparttar 147793 career they already have. Whether you are a working parent or an unemployed bachelor, there are courses available for you to complete through online education.

Online education offers many benefits and few pitfalls when compared torepparttar 147794 more traditional Ďclassroomí approach but you should carefully consider your options before jumping in.

There are costs associated with virtually all online education courses but these are usually little more thanrepparttar 147795 costs to study at a college and when you consider that there are no travelling expenses and no extra living costs, you may find online education to be a much more financially viable option.

©2005 John Thompson

John Thompson is editor of , an web resource for online education and e-learning.

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