As parents, we all want to see our children do very well. Do well at school, do well in life and do well with everything they try. The problem is we can’t always be there to help. We must be able to equip our children to fend for themselves and still succeed. A good start at school is the basis for the future of our children. If they can start their school in the right and positive way, they will have every opportunity to continue and succeed well at the higher education level and with a career. It takes a lot of work for parents to make sure this will happen. It is not uncommon for children to be naturally smart but inherent ‘intelligence’ is always driven by skilled parents.
Usually there are preschool preparations for children where
they are given the basics and are accustomed to interacting with other children
and begin to study the discipline of school life. However, for smart parents,
their children’s school does not start there. Parents have spent hours of fine
‘education’ at home for the first year of preparation for children at school.
By the time the child enters school, he … READ MORE ...
Fall is a perfect time to introduce a variety of different activities to your home school curriculum. The change of seasons can be very exciting and for children the learning opportunities are limitless. The fall season introduces a change in weather, harvest time and an array of celebratory days that any child will enjoy learning about. Integrating seasonal aspects into your home schooling will provide for a refreshing learning experience.
The autumn season is characterized by the change in weather
to shorter days and cooler temperatures. This is an excellent time to teach
children about the change of seasons and the earth’s movement and the solar
system in general. You can purchase or create your own charts which show the
movement of the earth in relation to the sun. As the earth rotates certain parts
of the world receive more direct sunlight than others which explains the
seasons. Homeschooling allows for flexibility so you can show your children the
change in the sun’s intensity at sunset by making it a daily fall activity.
Taking pictures of a particular spot and the change of the sun’s brightness is
an interesting interactive way to engage your children in the fall … READ MORE ...