Kindergarten is the Easiest Grade to Homeschool

I just read my last post about Kindergarten: Homeschooling Kindergarten for the Second Time. I’m glad to see I’m still on track with what I wanted to accomplish with my six-year-old, though there have been a few tweaks. I wrote that this boy was growing – in body, intellect and creativity – by leaps and … Continue reading Kindergarten is the Easiest Grade to Homeschool

Homeschooling Kindergarten for the Second Time

I'm so proud of my boy who just turned six-years-old. He is growing -- in body, intellect and creativity -- by leaps and bounds. He is becoming more independent, and he's in a constant state of "play." He plays well with his brother or by himself. He loves playing with his toy animals and dinosaurs, … Continue reading Homeschooling Kindergarten for the Second Time

Georgia’s Kindergarten and Homeschooling Laws

{georgia homeschooling law} {georgia kindergarten law} How to Homeschool in Georgia?  Is Kindergarten mandatory in Georgia? How old does my child have to be to start Kindergarten in Georgia? Here's a short guide I put together to answer these questions. I will do my best to keep it updated, but you can find the information … Continue reading Georgia’s Kindergarten and Homeschooling Laws

Homeschooling Reading and Language Arts for Kindergarten / 1st Grade

A quick note about a resource you may like: The Everyday Homeschooler’s Guide to Teaching the Early Years is for all parents of young students who are beginning to homeschool or who are in their early elementary years. Homeschooling young children doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive, and this no-fuss resource will show you … Continue reading Homeschooling Reading and Language Arts for Kindergarten / 1st Grade

Homeschooling Kindergarten: Teaching About the Weather

Like the solar system, the weather was one other subject I decided to introduce to my son to last year.  All others (besides reading and math) were child-initiated.  For this, I mostly relied on books from the library and our own book collection (see below for list of books).  For our initial lesson, I stuck … Continue reading Homeschooling Kindergarten: Teaching About the Weather

Homeschooling Kindergarten: Teaching the Solar System

Available Now! ... The Everyday Homeschooler’s Guide to Teaching First Grade is a simple guide to homeschooling 1st grade. But it's also much more. I recommend it for any parent who has a child between the ages of 4-8. “First Grade” is merely a guide. Not an absolute. This guide will help you figure out … Continue reading Homeschooling Kindergarten: Teaching the Solar System

Post Script: Using E-mail in Home Education

When I wrote my last column on using e-mail in our homeschool, I didn't realize how beneficial one aspect of it would be, so I thought I'd add a little more about that. What I'm referring to is sending my six-year-old articles that I find on the web that he might be interested in.  Sometimes … Continue reading Post Script: Using E-mail in Home Education