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The Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) argues that there are distinct parental rights for those who homeschool. The government says “Sure…but what about our rights to make sure children are raised correctly and receive an appropriate education?” What are your rights?
Making the decision to homeschool a child is not always easy, especially if your child is gifted. Learning the advantages of homeschooling gifted children can help you decide if this is the right option for your gifted child.
Unit Studies can provide you with a fun and cheap way to home educate your children. Unit studies are versatile and creative, and probably best of all: the whole family can take part in them.
Many homeschool families may start with a traditional, or school at home, teaching method. This article takes a look this methodology and provides the pros and cons of this home education style.