Help your child to LoveLearning

 

Personalising their learning journey is a sure fire way of getting them interested to study with you. When we change the names to their names as we're reading aloud to them, our children become more invested and involved in the story. 

Kids love inventing and making something new - playing scrabble with them is fun but how about you put a twist on it, like, how many 3(4..5..) letter words can you make in one min?

You can also make a real life computer game - we hide NERF guns and bullets around the house and they have to run around and find them before commencing their battle (Fortnite vibes.)

As home educators we are in the unique position of being able to cater lessons to our childrens individual learning style. We can differentiate lessons and add a personal touch to pique their interest and enjoy learning more. 

One of the most common complaints I hear from parents is that their child doesn't listen or doesn't sit still and pay attention when it's time...

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How long should you homeschool each day?

 

Home educators often try to replicate school at home when they begin homeschooling. At school there are lots of students and not a lot of one-one contact time between teacher and student. As homeschoolers we have the advantage of one on one tuition all the time so naturally our children will need less time per day. 

Instead of giving them workbooks or busy work let them play and discover and investigate. Even baking cupcakes can become a science experiment by dividing the batter into three,  add more or less baking powder and then see what happens to each set of cupcakes. 

This is lesson time - breaks and outdoor activities or extra curricular aren't included.

You might be surprised but Homeschooling takes a lot less time than going to school all day.

20 mins of focused learning for a pre-schooler may not seem enough but remember they will be learning through play most of the time. 

There is overlap in the older years because some students need more or less...

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