Archives for December 2016

Facebook Hacks for Homeschooling: Groups vs. Pages

Today, I’m starting a series about Facebook hacks for homeschooling. I’ve learned these tricks along the way…to help improve my involvement on Facebook. So, if you’re new to Facebook, these hacks will help you navigate like a pro. Facebook is a great tool. It’s a natural for us to incorporate our homeschooling. We love it. We […]

Learning Disabilities Resources

Learning Disabilities Resources Directory Learning disabilities affect your child’s progress in any educational setting. So, what if you suspect your homeschool child has a learning issue? Where can you get screening tests and services? National Autism Resources is the leading online resource for information, advice, toys, gifts, educational products and more. Free Learning Disabilities Resources […]

Ninja 3 Op

We call ourselves the “Ninja Homeschoolers” because we are skilled educators who are strong in our desire to educate our children, astute in knowing what is best for them, and disciplined in pursuing excellence. All Ninja qualities. We are homeschoolers by day and Ninjas by night!! ~Jennifer Ackerman, Director Service Area:  Statewide Office Location: 199 Riverbirch Lane, […]

Public and Private Virtual Schools in South Carolina

Public and private virtual schools are often confused with homeschooling. There may be some similarities, but there are some very important distinctions about legalities and funding. The laws that govern these schools are different from Homeschools. Funding is different, because public funding is not available to homeschoolers (and many homeschoolers actively oppose such funding measures). Note: These Virtual Schools […]

Compulsory Attendance Law in South Carolina

The age of compulsory attendance in South Carolina is a common question in variations like this: At what age does my child need to be enrolled in school? Should I sign a Kindergarten waiver or join a homeschool association? And what about homeschooling preschool? Let’s take a look at the wording in the law, then jump […]

Homeschool Progress Report in South Carolina

What’s a homeschool progress report in South Carolina? I’ve seen a variety of explanations. Most of them are busy-work without a meaningful purpose. Write out a formal report card with A in Reading, B in Math…and so on. Or just write out a little vague sentence or paragraph that everything is progressing just fine.  Just […]

The Quintessential Holiday Party Game

Today, I’m sharing the Quintessential Holiday Party Game. It’ll test your memory and your reflexes. It’s a real hit for all ages! This party game is holiday tradition at my house. We’ve played with: cousins siblings aunts/uncles grandparents children adults friends co-workers people we’ve never met before people we haven’t seen in years people we […]

Homeschool Record-Keeping For High Schoolers in South Carolina

Let’s talk about homeschool record-keeping for high schoolers in South Carolina. We’ve talked before about the basics of South Carolina’s Homeschool Record-Keeping 101. But, now that you’ve got a high schooler working toward credits and transcripts–there’s a little bit more you’ll want to do so the doors of opportunity will open for your student. Depending […]

What’s NOT Required by South Carolina Homeschool Law?

What’s NOT required by South Carolina homeschool law? It’s important in know what homeschool parents ARE required to do and are responsible for according to South Carolina Homeschool Law. In previous posts, we’ve covered lots of topics about Getting Started Homeschooling. But, it’s also really important to know what’s NOT required by the South Carolina Homeschool Law. Where ever […]