What Does the Research Say About the Academic Performance of Homeschooled Students? Written by Rachel Wise, CEO and founder of educationandbehaviour.com In a recent radio interview, the host asked me what the data says about homeschooling. “Do homeschooled kids perform as well as non-homeschooled kids? Is…Read More
Teaching Direct Instruction Reading Programs to groups or in classrooms A Simple Guide to Success Reading Mastery, Horizons, Corrective Reading (Decoding),Teach Your Children to Read Well and The ToolBox Series for Literacy are all excellent Direct Instruction reading programs. Sometimes teachers are expected to implement these programs with entire classes, even if the classroom is…Read More
Publisher Wins Prestigious Award Belleville ON May 2014 QLC Educational Services of Belleville and its publishing company have been selected for an international award by the leading homeschooling magazine, Practical Homeschooling. Readers of the periodical selected the company’s reading series, Teach Your Children to Read Well, for its reading programs. The Teach Your Children to…Read More
The Teach Your Children Well Book Bits Interview. Michael Maloney’s first book, Teach Your Children Well is an award-winning, best –seller and is becoming a classic in its field. The book describes the causes and effects of illiteracy in North America. Lots of books do that. Michael’s book differs from the pack in…Read More
Lots of parents are confused because their children struggle with reading. This video will show you why the problem exists. http://www.childrenofthecode.org/Tour/c3/dysteachia.htm#! Take 5 minutes and learn what works and what does not.Read More
Homeschooling is a great way to customize the education your child receives and a great opportunity for parents to really engage with their children at every step of the learning process. There are many tools to help you figure out how to set up your homeschool curriculum and classroom setting (e.g. “How to Choose Homeschooling…Read More
Like all areas of endeavor, homeschooling has its share of magazines, newsletters, e-news, etc. We have been reviewed by several of them over the years, usually after we had written an article for them. The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, pioneered by Paul and Gina Saurez, became one of the fastest-growing homeschooling magazines as the movement gathered…Read More
What Is Practical Homeschooling and Who is Mary Pride? Practical Homeschooling has been the leading homeschool magazine for the last 15 years and probably longer. Mary Pride, its editor, is the Oprah Winfrey of the homeschooling movement. She was there to participate in and write about many of the early battles, issues, concerns and questions faced by…Read More
For many homeschoolers, feeling that they are not doing the job as well as a ‘real’ teacher or even other homeschoolers is a common plight. But the truth is, you’ve taken on an important task and you’re doing just fine. Over the years I have heard complaints and concerns from many homeschoolers who feel like…Read More
Mom, Dad, Here are a couple of reasons why you might wish to read my blogs. Reason #1 –Do you really know what is happening in your child’s classroom? Parents routinely send their children off to one of a variety of schools. Most days, most parents ask their children the standard question, “So, what happened…Read More
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