I joke sometimes that we’re homeschooling ambassadors simply by choosing to homeschool. That can be a positive or a negative, depending on if you enjoy being under a spotlight all the time. I don’t. Today we unexpectedly had a
I’ve heard this from so many homeschooling parents – “why test if we’re homeschooling?” I can’t answer for them, but I can tell you why we’re choosing to test our oldest.
The research and anecdotal evidence out there is pretty clear when it comes to gifted students in traditional school – acceleration of some sort is needed for gifted students. Grade skipping – jumping students ahead one grade or more
So you’re thinking about homeschooling. It’s a big step! It’s a huge choice that feels like you’re jumping out of the box or swimming away from the bait ball. It’s new, it’s intimidating, and it’s full of annoyingly weird acronyms
Sometimes school is life. Actually, as homeschoolers, life is school pretty much all the time, but I mean officially. Yesterday, we took a Lego day.