by Rick Boyer
Although the home education movement has now had nearly three decades to demonstrate that parents are a child’s best teachers, there are still plenty of uninformed people around who cling to the old notion that only “professionals” can educate children. From time to time, you may be challenged on this point. So, in case you’re
- A new homeschooler who lacks the confidence of experience, or
by Susan K. Stewart
Some homeschoolers attend a conference solely to buy curriculum in the exhibit hall. The exhibit hall can daze even a veteran convention goer. There are so many bright and shiny new items for sale every year. So it is necessary to enter with a battle plan.
A shopping list is an absolute must. Know in advance what you need to purchase for the upcoming year. Usually the major publishers and sellers return each year. By using last year’s catalogs, you can plan your purchases and their cost (add about 10 percent to last year’s prices).