Schoolhouse Teachers- You will Want a Subscription!
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Have you heard of the
10 Reasons to get a
1. Subscription Deals!
Yep, that’s right. Through the month of August 2019, you can get two years for $169! (Reg. $179/yr.) That’s 23 cents a day!
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If you’re not sure, read on to see all the great resources you will have instant access to and more!
2. Free Print Magazine
If you have ever read The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, I’m sure you would agree there are a lot of helpful articles and information inside. As a member, you can request to have a printed copy of the magazine sent to you. The printed copy is available twice a year and would cost you $22 by itself. I
3. Great Support Group and Help
There are over 7,000 members on
4. Vast Selection of Classes for Everyone
There are over 400 classes to select from with more being added all the time. They are available as a download or digital format; therefore, there are no physical products to deal with. That means fewer materials are taking up space on your shelves.
My son took the Mr. D Math geometry class and I highly recommend it! I saw Mr. D present at a homeschool conference before and he is amazing with students! He has a great sense of humor and relates to them
5. No Limits
This membership has no limit to the number of students who can take classes, and they can take as many as they’d like. Most subscriptions usually make you pay an extra fee for each additional student. Many families who homeschool have
6. Electives-The Fun Stuff
7. Great Quality
All the classes seem to
Another nice added benefit to a subscription to
9. Just for Parents
Homeschooling and parenting bring new challenges all the time. As parents, you are continually learning about new
10. Extra Goodies
As if all the above wasn’t enough,
I think the value of a subscription to SchoolhouseTeachers speaks for itself. They have really tried to make this a one-stop resource for all your homeschooling needs. I have been a member of SchoolhouseTeachers.com* before and it was great! I used several of their classes and found them to be very professional, well laid out, and easy to use. We enjoyed the content that
Have you been a member of
SchoolhouseTeachers.com before? If so, let me know in the comments what your experience was.
I'd like to share with you five independent learning strategies you can use in your homeschool today. There are a number of reasons why we want our children to be independent learners. The biggest reason is they will become adults that need to function in the real world and the workplace. As an adult, no one is going to be standing around watching them to make sure they are getting their work done.
You picked all your curriculum out for the year and are very excited to start. Shortly into the new school year, you realize something isn't working quite right. Maybe your child is bored or complaining about the work. Perhaps he is struggling with all the writing it requires. Maybe sitting in the chair for long periods of time makes him antsy. Even though you've had him write his spelling words ten times each twice this week, he just can't seem to remember them. He wants to touch everything you put in front of him and do anything except his work.
All of these situations could be that your child just doesn't want to do his work. But what if that wasn't it? What if the curriculum you chose isn't right for him? The different learning styles in children can play a large role in how they respond to the curriculum you choose.
Whether you are new to homeschooling or just getting started, you probably have a teaching method that you lean towards. Most people favor a style that caters to their personality. These different types of homeschooling methods can be categorized into six main groups.
Science is a subject that many children enjoy in school. It's fun to learn about plants, animals, electricity, molecules, and even blow things up. There are a lot of exciting careers in the science field. Many of these are in great demand with a positive outlook for the future and offer a sizable salary. If you have a child who loves science and seems to be leaning in that direction as a possible career, you may want to check out a few of these options. There may be something he hasn't heard of and perhaps this will spark some interest.
Planning is probably one of the most daunting tasks about homeschooling. Staying organized is critical for making sure things get done, keeping a good record, and not forgetting important events. Trying to keep up with your home, family, and school can be exhausting. I don't know about you, but my brain can only remember so many things, and it seems to remember less as each year passes. I constantly have to write things down or I will forget them. Unfortunately, I often lose those little scraps of paper I write on as well. And then came the Homeschool Planet planner!
Getting started with homeschooling is really not as hard as you think. In fact, you have a lot more choices and freedoms in many areas, and there are so many benefits your family will gain from it. I'm going to walk you through the entire process.