Internet And Homeschooling

Written by Mary Joyce

In today’s internet world there are products available for just about anything you may have on your mind. Finding a myriad of internet homeschool based curriculums onrepparttar web is certainly no exception. If you are relatively new to searching for information onrepparttar 148863 internet or new to homeschooling in general here are a few thoughts on what to look for if you are considering a web based home school curriculum.

First of all I am not a big fan of adding more ‘in front ofrepparttar 148864 computer’ time to any child’s day. We need to be very careful about this andrepparttar 148865 habits we ingrain into our children. There will always be a battle forrepparttar 148866 child’s attention when it comes to watching TV or surfingrepparttar 148867 net. I believe that today, far too many children’s reading and comprehension skills suffer from too much visual high level learning and not nearly enough lower level reading and comprehending what you have read. Other questions concerning a homeschool internet curriculum that need answers would include things like:

When isrepparttar 148868 course available onrepparttar 148869 internet?

Can I access it at anytime that I want?

Homeschool Testing

Written by Mary Joyce

By definition…. Or rather history...repparttar history of testing would indicate thatrepparttar 148862 reason that we test was/is to determinerepparttar 148863 students level of understanding ofrepparttar 148864 given material that has been presented over a specified period of time inrepparttar 148865 classroom. Homeschool testing is quite different though. Certainly, when one teacher is assigned to teach anywhere from 15 to 30 students, testing as it is now is probablyrepparttar 148866 most efficient way to accomplish this goal.

The homeschool class is different though. Very few parents stand before their kids and lecture withrepparttar 148867 expectation thatrepparttar 148868 kids diligently take notes! At least I hope you’re not doing that!

Withrepparttar 148869 one on one instruction thatrepparttar 148870 homeschool class provides, teaching is much ofrepparttar 148871 time more of an open discussion ofrepparttar 148872 topic betweenrepparttar 148873 child andrepparttar 148874 parent. The child has allrepparttar 148875 time inrepparttar 148876 world to ask questions and seek answers and responses fromrepparttar 148877 parent-teacher. In fact, as many questions they need in order to getrepparttar 148878 clarificationrepparttar 148879 child needs to cementrepparttar 148880 learning.

Many times a field trip to a community business, library, historical site, or museum is a great way to not only answerrepparttar 148881 question but illustrate it as well with a fun and educational outing! Don’t forget children are learning allrepparttar 148882 time andrepparttar 148883 more enjoyable you can make itrepparttar 148884 better retentionrepparttar 148885 child will have. This type of learning is especially effective when they can relate a field trip or an actual experience when discoveringrepparttar 148886 answer.

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