Focus on What Needs To Be Done Today To Start Homeschooling
Don’t worry about how to start homeschooling high school if your children are very young! Today think about what you need to learn about homeschooling young children.
If you are starting to homeschool high school, don’t panic! If your student wants to be homeschooled, you can do this together! On the other hand, if you want to homeschool a reluctant older student who has been in public or private school for the duration, discuss this with the student. Both of you need to be on the same page with homeschooling.
Benefits of Homeschool High School
Pointing out some of the benefits of homeschool high school will help make your case with your reluctant student. Tell your teen you can:
- Set your schedule (as long as you meet your goals on time)
- Graduate early when you complete all the necessary credits.
- Choose courses that are unavailable from your school.
- Have more time to focus on improving specific talents.
- Wear PJs in class
- Find an expert in an area of interest and apply to be an apprentice.
The plus side for high school homeschoolers is that most metropolitan areas have homeschool basketball, debate, volleyball, bowling, co-op courses, etc.
Find a Homeschool Support Group
After you do your basic research about home education, it is very helpful to get connected with a homeschool support group in your area. You’ll meet experienced homeschool parents who will encourage you. Most state homeschool groups will be glad to assist you in finding other homeschool families in your locale.
Can’t Find a Homeschool Support Group?
If there isn’t a homeschool support group in your area, be a pioneer and start one. That’s how most homeschool groups began in the first place. In our first group, most families drove about an hour to get to activities and meetings. As more families started to homeschool, groups that were closer to home started forming. Don’t despise small beginnings! Some of the largest state groups started with just a few families.
How to Choose the Best Homeschool Curriculum for Your Family
Another step in how to start homeschooling is to choose your curriculum. We have a freebie for you if you need help choosing homeschool curriculum for your family. [Learn more…]
Homeschool Friendly Curriculum
You can also look for curriculum at Lamp Post Homeschool by using the Search feature or by using the navigation bar at the top of this page. Here are a couple of links if you need preschool curriculum or want a complete curriculum.
Homeschool High School
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Frequently Asked Questions About Homeschooling
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