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    Learning About Your Teaching Materials for Homeschooling
    Learning About Your Teaching Materials for HomeschoolingAfter you obtain the teaching materials for a subject's curriculum, you need to spend some time with those materials to get familiar with them. Specifically, examine the materials to answer ...
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    Should I Buy a Homeschooling Curriculum?
    The simple truth is that you do not need to buy a curriculum to homeschool your child. ...
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    Free Worksheets for Eighth Grade
    You've come to the right place! Family Education Network has free worksheets, games, and activities for your eighth-grader. ...
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    Twelve-Year-Old Can't Read
    By the time a child is 12 years old, he should be able to recognize letter sounds. I suggest you have your son evaluated by a trained professional to determine how you can help him succeed. ...
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    Homeschooled Six-Year-Old Has Trouble with Reading
    If you're doing a lot of pencil and paper work, try a different method. For instance, rather than writing letters, which can be difficult and often tedious for six-year-olds, turn learning the alphabet via a verbal game or contest. ...
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    Motivating Homeschooled Children
    Active Six-Year-Old Won't Pay Attention
    Perhaps the curriculum or method you're using is not the best one for your child. If she is an active, hands-on learner and you are relying on textbook learning, you're going to run into problems. ...
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    Reading Difficulties
    Twelve-Year-Old Can't Read
    By the time a child is 12 years old, he should be able to recognize letter sounds. I suggest you have your son evaluated by a trained professional to determine how you can help him succeed. ...
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    Seeking Homeschooling Curricula for a Gifted Child
    There are many variables within the gifted range. No prepackaged curriculum can adequately meet the needs of truly gifted kids, who are unique in their approach to learning. ...
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    What Is Cyberschooling?
    Cyberschooling -- learning on the Internet -- is not separate from homeschooling, but rather one more choice available to those who choose to learn at home. ...
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    Transitioning to Homeschooling
    Daughter Wants Homeschooling, but Son Doesn't
    When a child is reluctant to homeschool, you need to find out exactly why. He may not understand what is involved. For instance, he may think he will be stuck in the house each day, and not see his friends. ...
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    Understanding and Obtaining the Teaching Materials Available to Your Homeschool
    Understanding and Obtaining the Teaching Materials Available to Your Homeschool A large element of your curricula plans is likely to be various teaching materials. These materials can include the following:Books. You are likely to need lots of bo...
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    Grade-by-Grade Guidelines and Tests
    The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home by Jessie Wise and Susan Wise Bauer is a recommended guidebook to homeschooling. ...
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    Homeschooling Teaching Materials
    Homeschooling a Child with ADHD and Vision Problems
    Who is allowed to homeschool, and what is the best method to homeschool a child with ADHD and vision problems? ...
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    Homeschooling and Handwriting
    Five is very young for a child to practice writing skills. Consider having your child work on the alphabet (memorization, letter recognition, and later sounds and combinations), instead. ...
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    What Is Needed from You to Homeschool Successfully?
    What Is Needed from You to Homeschool Successfully?If you are going to be your homeschool's primary teacher, principal, janitor, and so on, homeschooling your children is a major commitment on your part. In terms of time alone, you can expect tha...
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    Free Worksheets for Eighth Grade
    You've come to the right place! Family Education Network has free worksheets, games, and activities for your eighth-grader. ...