Unlike the Loch Ness monster, some myths can be unraveled.
Homeschooling is one of them. It doesn't have to be a
To take some of the mystery away, I wanted to shed some
light on some common homeschool myths. And if you're
interested in reading more, you might want to check out our
Welcome to Homeschooling Guide. Whether you're
just starting out or you're a seasoned veteran, it addresses
many common misconceptions and includes some great resources
that might help you on your journey.
I need to have all my curriculum choices nailed down, first.
Truth: Parents are often tempted to purchase too
much too soon. It's usually better to research the different options
that are available, and figure out which products are going to be
the best match for your child based on areas of strength and
Myth 2: Any kind of homeschooling
approach will work for my child.
Truth: You're homeschooling for a reason, so the
events leading you to that decision should also influence the method
you choose. When deciding, consider your child's learning style and
choose an approach that best suits it.
Myth 3: Once I start homeschooling, I
have to do it forever.
Truth: Homeschooling can be a temporary or
permanent decision, based on each family's needs. You don't have to
homeschool until your child graduates. It's important to remember
that children change and grow. And while homeschooling may be
perfect now, your child could benefit from going back to school
later. It's up to each family to decide.
Don't be discouraged by myths. Think of
homeschooling as another wonderful opportunity to have fun and get
to know your children. Take advantage of the experience by making it
an epic one for you and your family. You'll be surprised by the
success you can create for your children if you just take it step by
step. And if you need help during your new journey, Time4Learning
offers tools, information and an online curriculum that can be used
with an array of learning types and homeschooling methods.
Get all the information you need about about our curriculum here.