I admit it. When I began homeschooling my seventh grade daughter just this year, I was overwhelmed. As a first time homeschooler, I had ordered a curriculum, but workbook after workbook is boring for any child, let alone an adolescent. I can’t count the amount of times I pleaded, begged and cajoled Ashley into “getting back to work”.
A trip to the library, local bookstores, and a teacher supply store, as well as some creative thinking turned things around for me. That’s when I found that the key to home education is in the supplements we choose. I knew I had succeeded when officials at our first home school check asked me if I was a teacher. Well, I’ve never been certified, but I guess I am a teacher… now!
Continue reading Supplements are the Key! by Lois Szymanski, from the May-June, 1995 issue of Home Education Magazine. Subscribe today at our special rates and save $6.00 on a one year subscription, or save a whopping $16.00 on a two year subscription! A subscription to Home Education Magazine makes a very thoughtful and inexpensive Christmas gift!