Category Archives for Socialization

Photo Puzzles

Puzzle Me a Picture! What would happen if you take two things that people love, photos and jigsaw puzzles, and mix them together? You would get an invitation, gift, or party game that no one could resist and everyone will love. Photo jigsaw puzzles are easy to create and will leave a lasting memory time […]

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Family Simulations – Learning by Doing

Family Simulations: Learning by Doing –  Education at home is not just about teaching children. It’s about the whole family learning, changing and experiencing life in a new way. Simulations are more than “pretend play” and are for the whole family. Instead of just reading about things why not experience it as a family? Read […]

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What Every Parent Ought to Know About Homeschooling

What Every Parent Ought to Know About Homeschooling Their Child –  In this 2-part workshop, you will learn: 1. Am I Smart Enough to Homeschool My Child? 2. Am I Using the Right Curriculum? 3. Am I Inadvertently Teaching Confusion? 4. Will My Child Be Socially Inept? 5. How Can I Maintain Stamina & Sanity? […]

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Scheduling and Planning to Have Fridays Off

Scheduling and Lesson Planning – How to Have Fridays Off –  How do parents find time to attend park days and field trips without sacrificing the academics?  How do you still do these things when one or more of your kids doesn’t want to do their assignments?  Are your kids doing lessons until late at […]

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Socialization Keynote

Socialization – the Big “S” Word! –  In this presentation, we address the one concern that trumps people. It’s that one word that can take an otherwise pleasant conversation about home education completely sideways. This one word can move a parent who is sitting on the fence about homeschooling to choose against it, a word […]

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Top 5 arguments against homeschooling

At Home Education Council of America, we speak with tens of thousands of homeschoolers throughout the year who share with us the concerns and questions they get from friends, neighbors, family members, and others about their decision to homeschool. Because most of the country has been conditioned to believe that public school is the single […]

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Am I Smart Enough to Homeschool?

Are you afraid that you are not smart enough to homeschool your children?  Do you think that only certified teachers have your child's best interest at heart?  Is your mind filled with doubts about your abilities? There are millions of homeschoolers in this country – only a very, very small fraction of them have a […]

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How to Homeschool Thru High School Seminar

Is the thought of homeschooling through high school causing you anxiety?  Well don't despair – our host has been assisting hundreds of homeschoolers each year to successfully complete the task.  She graduated her own kids with honors and initially had all the doubts and jitters that most parents have, such as: Will I hold my […]

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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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Preparing for High School and Beyond

Are you Ready to Homeschool thru High School? Simplification is the premise at Home Education Council of America.  How do you simplify something as complex as high school and college? Dianne McLean, director for HECOA, has successfully graduated her children from homeschool and helped them get into college and university with one simplified checklist and […]

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