4 Basics to Start Homeschooling

Hello friend! I know you’re concerned and searching for answers. Homeschooling is a big step, but a big step that has so much possibility. I’ve been homeschooling my six children for 15 years and I would love to be your personal mentor and introduce you to the life-changing world of homeschooling. So, if you’re wondering how to start homeschooling…

… let’s start together!

The Foundation Steps to Start Homeschooling

Step #1: Find out about your state’s homeschool regulations. Homeschooling is legal in all 50 states, but every state has its own laws regarding homeschooling. Visit our state homeschool laws for more information.

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Watch this quick video to help cement this first step!


Step #2: Find out about you. Think about your lifestyle, your personalities, your goals, and think about “how” you’ll teach your children. It’s so important that “how you teach” aligns with your family’s personality and goals! Find out more about how to teach and your specific style with our Homeschool Methods Quiz.

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Step #3: Find out about your kids. Think about how your children learn. What motivates them? When we know these things we can make our homeschool lessons unique to our children. Find out more by taking our Learning Preferences Quiz.

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Step #4: Find out what tools you need to teach your children.  A curriculum is the collection of knowledge that you can use to teach a child. Typically, the best-fit homeschool curriculum is one that aligns with your #2 and #3 above. If you aren’t sure which homeschool curriculum would work best for you, take our Online Curriculum Finder Quiz. This will help you narrow down your options to a handful that are likely to work for your specific situation.

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