I took a little break from writing for two days. Sunday was the rest day for Insanity Max:30 and church for us. Unfortunately, Princess woke up with a headache and we had to miss church. Sunday was spent resting, watching all 4 Pirates of the Caribbean with my boys (Hey now, we have to freshen
So here’s my life summed up: I’m an Army wife, minister’s wife, homeschooling mom, doctoral candidate, homeschool tutor, a board member for a national homeschool association, mom, wife, daughter, sister, and sarcastic coffee aficionado-addict really. My husband is gone for weeks at a time to different states, which isn’t a big deal but there
“You’re the reason you’re fat.” Yep, you read that right. “You’re the reason you’re overweight, unhealthy, and not fit.” That, my dear friends, is the harsh reality that I had to come to understand today. I’m not talking about the person reading this; I’m talking about the writer writing this…me. You see, for years I’ve
Homeschooling is legal in all 50 states (Cooper & Sureau, 2007). The choice to homeschool is an important decision that requires research and discussion by parents. This process may include older children who are possibly going to be withdrawn from public education. Attend workshops in your state; most states have an annual homeschooling convention (Staehle,
Despite the fears and common misconceptions of homeschooling, research shows that homeschooling produces significant academic achievement in comparison to other forms of education. Comparing GPA’s Researchers were curious about the GPA differences of homeschooled students versus traditional school methods. In the study, researchers at a private Catholic college compared the high school GPA’s of homeschoolers
Curriculum Homeschooling provides the opportunity for parents to customize curriculum based up individual student needs (Ray, 2002). Students who desire to focus upon a specific content area can revolve their education plan around his or her unique gifts and/or talents. Adapting curriculum to meet the interests and needs of gifted learners is a common practice
Gifted? What is gifted? Who are the gifted? That are the questions that people have been asking for decades. Over the past century, giftedness has been defined as those who have a higher IQ. However, researchers are finding that giftedness is not limited to the intelligence quotient. Children of average intelligence can also be gifted.