Category Archives for How to Be Successful at Homeschooling

Not Back to School Celebration

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 While everyone else is getting in to the drudgery of being locked inside four walls for 6 to 7 hours a day, 5 days a week, enduring whatever trials they endure, homeschoolers all over the world are celebrating the month of September as NOT BACK TO SCHOOL MONTH!At HECOA, […]

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How to make a homemade whiteboard

Many people who homeschool use visual aides.  Whiteboards are just so expensive to buy, why not make one yourself?  You can get as simple or as elaborate as you want to with this, explore and plan the whiteboard that will best fit your family needs and your budget!   Sheet protector – genius! I learned […]

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What is a Homeschool Co-op?

A homeschool co-op (from the word cooperative) is generally comprised of a group of parents who work together to provide specific aspects of education for their children. It's a way to utilize your talents and interests for the benefit of others.   What kind of talents and interests are shared in a co-op? For example, […]

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Homeschool faster, smarter, better

The pressing questions that we get every month at HECOA are from homeschoolers who are not happy with the "system" they have set up or are currently using.  Naturally, our instinct is to look for better, faster, and smarter ways to get the job done so we can ultimately begin enjoying the process, right? Here's […]

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Gardening and Home Education

Gardening & Homeschoolingby Dianne McLeanPlant a garden, watch it grow. That’s usually one of the top 10 activities that new home educators think of doing as an activity with their children. Home education takes patience and nurturing, as does a garden. The two go hand in hand. You learn a lot about life when you […]

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