Teaching a subject you don't know

Written by Mary Joyce


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There are many people that you may come in contact with as a part of your regular day that would be more than willing to take on a bit of homeschool instruction for you. If not to come by as a guest teacher, most will provide invaluable information for you to supplement your lesson plan. Itís a great experience! And what a feeling of accomplishment!

The key to remember donít panic. Resources are everywhere and many are right in your very neighborhood. Children are always learning. If you donít feel like you can effectively teach a particular subject, set up a field trip, or do a project together. Many outsiderepparttar home resources are delighted to have a young person who is genuinely excited and interested come by for a visit. And are more than willing to assist you with teaching a subject you don't know!

And youíll learn something too!

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 (http://www.homeschool-curriculum-4u.com) for a complete list of Mary's articles.


Learning About Child Learning

Written by Mary Joyce


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An often little thought of aspect to childrenís learning is what time of day doesrepparttar child learn best. When is their peak learning times? This is particularly more in play with younger children.

Again all of this discussion and now research that you have done is circling back to creating an optimal learning environment for you and your child. Knowing how they learn. What motivates children to learn? When do they learn best? All of these come underrepparttar 147590 heading of learning style. Itís important to know how to breakrepparttar 147591 areas down into specific knowledge for yourself to insure that you create that highly effective learning environment sorepparttar 147592 learning experience for both you and your child is a wonderful road filled with much joy and discovery!

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 (http://www.homeschool-curriculum-4u.com) for a complete list of Mary's articles.


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