Archives for September 2017

Who’s the Authority Anyway?

How do we know “you homeschoolers” are official? Who oversees you? Who’s the authority that holds you accountable anyway? These are the questions I often hear from school officials. Sometimes I hear homeschoolers saying similar things. I believe these questions are missing the foundational concept about education–and who is the authority over it anyway? Are […]

The REAL Problem with Socialization

It’s the inevitable question every homeschooler will be asked. “What are you going to do about socialization?” It’s a common myth that homeschoolers are weird and unsocialized. Let’s face it some people are socially awkward. No matter what educational setting they choose. But, I’m not talking about the myth and the misconception about socialization. I’m […]

South Carolina Regions: A Glossary of Terms

Welcome to South Carolina! Let me be among the first to say, “We’re glad y’all are here!” Let’s talk about some of the locational terms of South Carolina Regions. This glossary of terms will help you get connected to the homeschool resources nearby you. Find some local field trip ideas to get you started. You […]

Professional Development For Home Educators

Are you qualified to teach? It’s a question that every home educator has faced. ¬†Yes…we are! Today, I’d like to address some ways that home educators get professional development credentials. I have a college degree in Elementary Education. But if I wanted to teach in a school, I would also have to do continuing training […]