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    8 Top homeschooling tips: How to home-school your children until March

    January 27, 2021 – 16:16 GMT HELLOMAGAZINE.COM Homeschooling during lockdown: The UK Government has announced schools will stay closed until March – discover HELLO!’s advice on staying on top of it all… It’s been a tough 10 months for parents during the coronavirus pandemic. After the UK Government’s decision to keep schools closed until March, parents everywhere are panicking at the thought of another two months of trying to work from home while homeschooling the kids. If you’re on the brink of despair and reaching for the wine, take a deep breath and read on. It’s important to make sure that the whole family’s needs are met –…

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    Homeschool Days at the Mississippi Aquarium- WXXV 25

    The Mississippi Aquarium welcomes homeschool families and groups to visit, explore, and participate in hands-on educational activities. The Mississippi Aquarium welcomes at-home learners to Homeschool Day for families to enjoy. Education Program Analyst Lauren Fuller said, “They seem to really love it, especially with a hands-on activity. It really helps open their eyes and reinforces that information.” For many, it’s their first year homeschooling and they are thrilled to have this educational program available. Katie Morong and Dallas Morong were visitors at Homeschool Day. “It’s been fun to take the kids out to have hands-on experiences rather than looking at a book.” Visitor Mele Larson said, “I don’t remember having…

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    Brandon Homeschool Group Provides Classical Education With Charis Cooperative

    The Chapel in Mango, the site for the Charis Homeschool Cooperative. By Bob Zoellner Homeschooling has seen a steady rise in proponents throughout the years, and the reasons for a nontraditional approach to education have grown as well. According to the Florida Department of Education’s statistics, over 106,000 students were homeschooled in the state for the 2019-20 school year. That’s a 25 percent jump in just five years. Many school districts nationwide went to some form of distanced learning last year, with hybrid models continuing this school year because of COVID-19 protocols. That has surely swelled the ranks of students learning at home, joining those traditional homeschoolers who have opted…

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    Walter Wendler the importance of reaching homeschool community

    As the impact of COVID-19 grows with corresponding actions that limited or halted face-to-face instruction in public schools across the nation and world, many parents opted into homeschooling. Homeschooling is not a new phenomenon in America, but the trend accelerated markedly as public school transitioned to virtual instruction (not necessarily the same as homeschooling) in response to the pandemic. Currently, nearly 5 million children in the United States are homeschooled.  West Texas A&M University is taking deliberate steps to energetically reach out to students from homeschool environments. Led by Dr. Brad Johnson, WT’s Vice President of Strategic Relations, our team is reaching out to various homeschool individuals—from local social media…

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    Pandemic Learning May Have Made Some Black Parents Homeschool Converts

    Stacey Young is a mom of five – three boys, two girls. Trying to manage virtual learning when COVID precautions closed the schools drove her to actual tears. She was stressed. Her kids were stressed.   So she decided to pull back – to stop demanding her kids spend hours in front of the computer – to focus on their emotional needs. Then the school called.  Young says she asked them if they had services for parents who were working, or for kids dealing with the stress of COVID restrictions, or who have lost loved ones to the virus. “And the lady took a deep breath and she was like, ‘Ms. Young, is he gonna…

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    Homeschool numbers greater this year than last for FCSD#25

    RIVERTON, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – Fremont County School District 25 in Riverton recognized homeschoolers at the school board meeting, and there are more this year. Although the numbers fluctuate from year to year, the district recognized only 75 home based education students last year, but that increased to 100 home school students this year. However Superintendent of FCSD#25, Dr. Joanne Andre-Flanagan, stated, “We do have a few more students homeschooling this year, but our families that are homeschooling, that count has stayed roughly the same.” SPUR Virtual Academy has been an alternative to in person classes this year for Riverton school families, and the number of virtual students was much more than expected. “We…

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    Is lockdown really harder for mums who homeschool their children?

    WHEN news of the latest lockdown broke, parents all over the nation were horrified at the thought of having to homeschool their kids again. The internet erupted with mums venting their fury as they geared up to juggle work with becoming a substitute teacher. 4 When news of the latest lockdown broke parents all over Britain were horrified at the thought of having to homeschool their kids againCredit: Getty Images – Getty But many women who don’t or can’t have children say they would have relished the chance to homeschool them, and were left feeling very frustrated. So do homeschooling mums need to suck it up and realise how lucky…

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