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WHAT KIND OF A LEARNER IS YOUR CHILD?
WHY PARENTS DECIDE TO HOMESCHOOL

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CHILDREN - How to handle an accident!

.               The following is a true story. 

           I run a tutoring business and always have students in and out of my office area. I provide snacks and water to all of my students.
One of my boy students asked for water. Of course I said it was fine to get it. Somehow it spilled on the carpet. My first thought was to just grab a paper towel and dry the carpet, no big deal! When I looked up at my student's face, it was filled with terror!

HYBRID HOMESCHOOLING? Ever heard of it?



        Hybrid homeschooling, a term many of you may not be familiar with. As most of you know, there is a fast growing community of homeschoolers out there. Homeschooling has become a viable way to educate your child, and have a hand in their curriculum and learning material choices. Homeschooling numbers have gone from 50,000 to 1.8 million from 1999 to 2012. It can be a way to better educate your child, due to providing needed attention and usually a broader program of learning.

SO YOU WANT TO HOMESCHOOL

         So you have decided to homeschool. What should you do first?
Most of you will want to file the Private School Affidavit. This entitles you
to start homeschooling. You are now the administrator/teacher. Certain
subjects are mandated, such as reading, math, social studies and science, but you do have a lot of freedom with this choice of homeschool.

         Record keeping requires keeping a copy of the completed Private

WHAT KIND OF A LEARNER IS YOUR CHILD?

         There are 3 basic kinds of learner, Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic. Makes sense, right, everyone learns differently.
        
         A Visual Learner is also called The Watcher. He or she likes to see, observe, record and write. They learn through observation. They thrive on pictures, diagrams, and watching videos. Comics and graphs are also favorites. using checklists for these students works great.

WHY PARENTS DECIDE TO HOMESCHOOL



        Why do parents decide to homeschool their children? The 3 most known reasons are Religious, Philosophical, and Problem-Solving.
        Religion is an important part of many people's lives. They feel that public school does not project the value system that they want their children to have.
       Philosophy - Some parents believe that today's educational instruction does not promote learning and true growth.
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