Getting Started, Why & How:
Why Should I Homeschool?
How Do I Start to Homeschool?
The Legal Stuff for Homeschoolers in Oregon:
What are Oregon's Legal Requirements?
Grade Level Selection (don't be too quick to skip)
Testing (ins and outs of the standardized tests)
What records do I legally need to keep?
Deciding What to Teach:
How Will I Know What I Should Teach My Child and When?
Scope and Sequence (The Terms of the Trade)
Schooling Styles (Traditional, Progressive, Classical, Unschooling, Eclectic)
Deciding Which Curriculum:
How do I choose Curriculum?
Curriculum Reflects Schooling Style
Our Pointers for Choosing Curriculum
Gathering More Information
Planning Your Homeschool:
How Do I Set My School Year?
How Do I Keep School Records and Do Lesson Planning?
What About Grades?
Real World Solutions--Making it Work in the Real World:
How Do I Homeschool With Multiple Children, Different Ages, and Housework?
(It's easier than you think! A little organization, sense of humor & some flexiblity)
How Do I Teach an Active Child Who Won't Sit Still?
(We had one of those--the games we used!)
What About Socialization? (Homeschooled is not isolation!)
What Do I Do If I'm Discouraged Because Homeschooling Isn't Going So Well?
(Don't just give up...Apply rest, relaxation, prayer, and thoughtful analyzation)
Teaching the Three R's:
How Do I Teach My Child to Read?
(Reading Methods Comparison)
How Do I Teach Writing Composition?
(Discussion and Tips on the Writing Process)
How Do I Grade A Written Composition?
(Tips and Our Rubrics Form)
What About Teaching Math?
(Encouragement and Ideas on How to Tackle Math)
The Pitfalls to Avoid
What Should I Ask that I Don't Know to Ask?
Common pitfalls to avoid for new (and not so new) homeschoolers
If you have a question regarding homeschooling that you would like answered, but don't see here, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to help you.