Category Archives for Getting started with homeschooling

What we learned homeschooling

 Diana Waring and Dr. Jay Wile had very different beginnings in homeschooling. Dr. Wile first learned about homeschooling when he was on the faculty at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He started experiencing a few science students who were head and shoulders above the rest and found out that they were graduates of home […]

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How Do I Teach This Kid?

Everywhere a homeschooling mom turns, there seems to be one more book about some flavor of four learning styles. But these existing assessments never seemed to fully help in the Gary household, so Carol developed a list of her own! Is your child one who learns “inside the box” or “outside the box”? Perhaps your […]

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Finding Your Homeschool Bliss

There are lots of voices, lots of challenges, lots of opportunities that vie for our attention, and sometimes it’s hard to find our groove and know we’re on the right track! This empowering presentation will give you practical tips and advice from a seasoned, happy homeschooler on everything from scheduling to home organization to how […]

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10 Tips For a More Successful Homeschool Year

With Diana Waring and Dr. Jay WileThis live presentation will air on:Friday – September 23rd – 1pm Pacific time Diana Waring and Jay Wile have been working with homeschoolers for more than two decades.  In addition, they homeschooled their own children through high school.  Blending their personal experiences with the things they have learned from other […]

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I Don’t Have Enough Patience!

This live presentation will air on:Monday – September 12th – 3pm Pacific timeThis workshop will be taught in the 2016 Not Back to School Summit – REGISTER HERE for live access!Many moms feel like they don’t have enough patience to home educate their children. What do you do when your worst fears are confirmed and you find […]

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Getting Started – Visions and Variables

This live presentation will air on:Monday – September 12th – 5pm Pacific timeThis workshop will be taught in the 2016 Not Back to School Summit – REGISTER HERE for live access!Often times families who want to take the homeschooling plunge or are facing a new season in their homeschooling experience are tempted to jump right into the […]

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Support Groups – Why?

This live presentation will air on:Thursday – September 22nd – 11am Pacific TimeThis workshop will be taught in the 2016 Not Back to School Summit – REGISTER HERE for live access!Support Groups – Are they a dying breed? Support groups have adapted to many waves of homeschooling. But are they now dinosaurs? We will talk about support groups, […]

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Foundations for a Triumphant Homeschool

This live presentation will air on:Monday – September 12th – 9am Pacific timeThis workshop will be taught in the 2016 Not Back to School Summit – REGISTER HERE for live access!Being at the forefront of home education, welcoming thousands of new families into this culture and lifestyle each year, I get a first-hand look at why people […]

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The Eye of the Storm – Relief for Homeschoolers

Here at Home Education Council of America, we are getting a flood of emails this past week (May 2016) from people wanting to know about homeschooling, how it’s done, how to start, how to balance multiple children, how to homeschool a special needs child, and many additional questions.  Of course we can answer all of […]

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Skip Middle School the Game Changer

This workshop was taught in the 2016 Ultimate Homeschool Bootcamp, April 2016.How can you turn 4 years of school into one preparation year? Discover how to leverage the time after 5th grade to prepare your children for higher learning, and completely skip middle school. Skipping middle school is NOT about rushing your kids through. It’s […]

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