Once you've gone through all the requirements of homeschooling him. The next step would be to find a suitable and trustworthy instructor. I got online tuition for my daughter from a very reliable site and that too I had gotten to know about from a friend who had her children join that. My Tutor Source was the website. For me it was pretty cheap and trustworthy. Do give them a try, register on their website and they'll get back to you. Hope this further helps. :)
I suggest that you allow your child to finish this year of school and then go and speak to members of the school board in your area. Ask them if your child is a strong enough student to be homeschooled, and be sure that your child is alright with the fact that they are going to be homeschooled.
Try searching google or any other sites that are known to have a good search system for lesson plans.
When I homeschooled my children, all that the school system required was a letter of intent from the custodial parent. The laws varied considerably from state to state however, so I would check on-line to see what laws are applicable in your state.
While checking with the school board is certainly something to consider, I have never found the school system to be especially supportive of those who choose to home school. Don't forget that a school does receive a certain 'stipend' for each child who attends school. Also keep in mind that, should you choose to educate your child at home, the facilities of the public school are available to you and your child can participate in extra-curricular activites such as Basketball, Baseball, etc. The resources of the school library should be made accessible for you and your child as well. In some cases, even the textbooks must be provided for you if you choose to teach from home. This information is rarely volunteered by the school system, however, and requires some persistance. Good luck with whatever you decide....as long as you have your child's best interest at heart, you can't go wrong no matter which avenue you choose.
you can use an online charter school or do it yourself .
Legal Issues and Information
There are families happily homeschooling all over the country, but homeschooling law varies from state to state. It is important for new home schooled to spend some time familiarizing themselves with the law in their state. Home schooled regulation is a result of compulsory school attendance laws, and each state's regulations are unique to that state. The best source of information will probably come from experienced home school in your state, but don't just do something because others, including school officials, tell you that it is "required." Experience shows us that often school officials seek to require more than is legally necessary or permissible.
Visit NHEN's page on State Homeschool Laws and Regulations You will find a short summary of each state's regulations, links to fuller information about the regulations, as well as links to state-wide organizations that can give you more information about how the regulations work in practice. It's also important to check with local support groups to find out how experienced homeschoolers have dealt with the regulations. NHEN's list of support groups
It depends on the kind of home schooling you want Homeschooling computer programs You can do a search on - line for that subject - computer homeschooling, distance learning, etc. - and then contact the individual places, or for more information before you do that, go to their Web Sites. You can also look on individual states' government Web Sites, in the areas that pertain to education, as many states have a Virtual High School that students can access that cover that particular state's required cirriculum. - it's easy to find info on this subject.
Home schooling is still regulated by the Department of Education in your state. Contact them probably found in your local phone book or call a public school administration office and they will be able to direct you. I hear its a wonderful experience.
Tominesha, in Nevada a parent fills out an exemption letter (no cost), then submits a lesson plan with a signature from a consultant, a person who has been homeschooling for a minimum of three years (no cost, a local support group can help you find one, don't pay for it!). For our kids it costs about $100-150 per year, but it decreases because the next kid uses the book, we just purchase a new test booklet if we needed it. Some packaged curriculums (like A Beka) cost about $400 per year per student, and a full video series can cost up to $900 per year per student. Use the library, buy used books, go to curriculum fairs, this will help the cost low.
In Alaska, you can just do it. There are no requirements. Every state is different, of course, and most are a good deal worse than Alaska.
As for cost, you can spend as much or as little as you like. I'd suggest that you borrow the books ``The Well Trained Mind'' and ``Teaching the Trivium'' from the library. They will give you some ideas about how to educate your children (and how not to) in a very low-cost manner.
If you're willing to spend a lot of time at the library and to scrounge pencils and scratch paper, you could probably do it free. On my personal web page, I have some instructions for making phonics flash cards, which might help you save a few bucks. Don't forget to search the garage sales, too!
Another answer's suggestion of a few hundred per student per year is probably realistic, if you have it to spend. As the children get older, the younger ones may be able to use hand-me-down books, but the older ones will need more materials and more expensive materials, so the expenditure may not fall off much after the first year.
Don't think that teaching your kids depends on spending money. It depends on getting them to read, and to think, and to write, and to talk. None of that requires anything but your time (and maybe a library card).
I don't know for sure, but I will be completely stunnedif there are. You are asking if there are people willing to take full responsibility for your child's education, in your home, with no compensation. Who would fund such work? You won't get money from the taxpayers for this. Usually it is a parent who is able and willing to take this on and see it through. Maybe (and I mean maybe) you can find a grant that someone is offering for this, but I wouldn't hold out much hope. HOMESCHOOLING FOR HOMESCHOOLING TO be successful, I think some basic factors have to be in place. First off, I would say the parents have to committed, and be able to have a structured, consistent, disciplined approach. They have to be self-disciplined and highly motivated. The children ALSO have to be self-disciplined and motivated. Both have to be organized also; much like a classroom. Parents have to have a planned agenda, and the kids have to be willing and able to follow the agenda. ORGANIZATION is a big part of it. If the parents and children are disorganized, I don't think it will work for the betterment of the children (students). Also, the parents need to have the knowledge of the material they are presenting. Homeschooling can work wonderfully if the above criteria are met. Other posters may have more ideas, and I'd like to see some. <<>>
The above answer is a VERY good overall of what a parent - and child - need for homeschooling. However, I looked at the question from a scholastic requirement standpoint, and to that, I would just say to check with what your state's requirements are, since each varies. Contact your Department of Education (by e - mail or phone), and also, check with your county's school district or if you are in a larger urban area, your city's, and they should be able to give you some guidelines for requirements, according to your child's age and their state requirements. Obviously, some areas are not as cooperative when it comes to home - schooling, so, your best bet - which is what I did - is go on the internet and research research research! There is a veritable trove of information on this, you should be able to get most of your questions answered that way.
Thinking About Homeschooling - National Home Education Network
National Organizations Supporting Homeschooling
My parents started homeschooling me when I was in third grade. I loved it!
Miley Cyrus first started home school when she was 13 because she was singing so she could not go to school
The child support laws are the same for parents who are homeschooling.
i guess there is no limit to it
Yes she is she started homeschooling at the age of 1 3 or 12
it depends on where you live. If you live in Florida you can go to FPEA.com... Homeschooling is not as hard as it seems you can find info just about anywhere!
Through 6 grade at Hanalei Elementary School. She started homeschooling to have more time for surfing at 7 grade.
Yes, American School is used by many for homeschooling. It even has a Seal of Approval from Homeschool.com.
i think you can go to your town hall.
It depends on the school you go to.
Homeschool.com is a great community of parents and links to a lot of useful resources. They even offer getting started kits and podcasts to help you decide if homeschooling is right for you and your children.
yes, well i have been homeschooling my two children for about three years through my local church here in phenixcity,alabama. the cost is $30.00 dollars a year. To get started try HSLDR for legalities and the homeschoolmom.com for inexpensive used curriculum. They are very helpful. This homeschooling forum should have all the information you need! http://www.homeschoolspot.com/
Joe got homeschooled until Grade 7. I'm not sure, but after that he probably started in highschool until Grade 12 or his second year of Grade 12. When Joe Jonas was little he went the Eastern Christian in North School Haledon New Jersey, then later on when they were working they started homeschooling, and did homeschooling until they graduated.
No, it is considered homeschooling.
is there any homeschooling that is not online
that would probably be homeschooling
The Homeschooling in Arizona (www.homeschoolinginarizona.com) has a lot of information that can get you started teaching your child. They also provide links to materials like books that you will need.
no none of them do except for Frankie They do and did homeschooling.
Illinois has given rights to parents who want to teach their children at home and homeschooling is legal in the state. Chicago has many children who do not go to school.
Yes she did.That was until she got bullied & started homeschooling.
she started homeschooling after her sophomore year in high school..and yes she graduated.
HOmeschooling is fun if you do it as a group. You can go to a site like k12.com and theylee explain what and how u do it. I know because i have been doing it for 2 years now.... It is sort of fun
no, they want to go to real school and meet new children. :)
Homeschooling laws vary from state to state. The best place to find the requirements in your state is to start with a homeschooling support group.
it depends on what type of homeschooling your doing but with most homeschooling you get better grades because everything is open book and you can use the internet on any question even tests, well this is for internet homeschooling.