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Can the home be a place for schooling?

Whatever situation parents and carers are in, it is possible that at some point in the near future they may have to consider home tutoring the children in their care. Home education was increasing before COVID-19, so there was plenty of wisdom and knowledge for first-timers to draw on. One of the most important things for people to get their head around was how much home education differed from...
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How to Encourage Kids to Become Independent Learners

333 Shares Do you have a child who needs to become a more independent learner? After all, most of us ultimately want our children to be self-directed, independent learners. We can’t (and shouldn’t) be completely in charge of their learning throughout their elementary and high school years. If our children go to college, they will need to have developed the skills necessary for taking charge...
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Are You Ready to Deal with Math-Quizzing Relatives this Holiday Season?

295 SharesIt’s that time of year. The holiday season. The weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s are those which find most of us seeing all of those far-flung relatives that we visit only a few times each year. {Disclaimer: If you’re not familiar with my quirky sense of humor, read the first part of this article with a sense of humor. “A merry heart does good like a medicine.”...
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How A Father In Ghana Home-Schooled His Kids

He was the youngest among all fresh students admitted to the University of Ghana. At age 12, he has been offered a long-distance course in Public Administration. Viemens, was home-schooled by his father after his lower primary education in Akyem-Oda in the Eastern Region. He wrote and passed the West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) as a private candidate. How He Was Home...
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