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Top 5 Reasons Why Parents Homeschool Their Kids

1st Grade Calvert - Homeschool Student

Homeschooling has been on the rise in the United States over the last ten years. According to the U.S. government and education researchers, the number of students being homeschooled has doubled in the last decade. Overall, if current national growth in homeschooling continues, and some expect it to accelerate, the number of students being homeschooled […]

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Special Needs Homeschooling: Signs of Dyslexia

Is your child struggling to read, spell, or write? Is he or she having trouble with math as well? Such struggles could be early indicators that your child is suffering from dyslexia, one of the most common learning disorders in children. Although this learning disability is often misunderstood- kids are perceived as ‘lazy’ or ‘slow’-research […]

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Language Tools for Working With Dyslexic Children

Everyone learns differently. What works for one child may not produce the same results for the next. There are, however, several language tools and techniques that parents can try at home when working with their dyslexic children, whether they are homeschooling full-time or just working with them after school. Most of them can be used […]

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Special Needs Homeschool: Homeschooling a Child With Learning Disabilities

Homeschooling a child – let alone one with special needs – can be challenging, to say the least. Many parents aren’t sure where to start or how to effectively teach their child. Yet, numerous children with learning disabilities are successfully taught at home. In fact, these children generally perform better when learning from home rather than in […]

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Learning Disorders: Reading Below Grade Level

Your child has a learning disorder and is reading below grade level. You wonder if there is any way to get him back on track. You wonder if he’ll always struggle. Don’t despair. There are ways to help your child become more fluent, gain comprehension, and increase his reading level.  Not only will daily reading […]

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