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These are the Home-schooling facts!

Is homeschooling legal?
With more and more parents home schooling its important to know the laws governing it. home schooling is legal in all fifty states, but requirements vary from state to state. The freedom of religion granted by the First Amendment allows us to educate our children in accordance with our beliefs. The various states, however, interpret these rights differently regarding home schooling.
We suggest that you contact the home school organization in your particular state in order to understand the specific requirements in your area of the country or check out the Home school Legal Defense Association.

Why home school?
homeschooling provides a safe and controlled environment, physically and spiritually. Parents can protect their children from negative influences, including teachings with which they disagree, unhealthy peer pressure and unsafe environments. Parents can also include spiritual training that instills their own values from a biblical perspective. Parents can design a specific educational program that meets their own child's needs and gives them the individual attention that they may need.
Who can home school?
Anyone with the desire to teach their children in the context of a home environment can homeschool.
Am I qualified to teach my children?
To locate the resources you need to successfully home school your children check out our our list of home schooling resources.
Can I teach several children at once?
Subjects can be taught to several age groups at once. You can tutor younger children in basic skills while your older students work independently.
What about socialization?
Up until the advent of public education, all children learned their social skills in the home. Your children can learn the necessary social skills to enable them to relate well with others in a home school setting. They can interact with parents, siblings, and other children and adults under parental supervision. While children educated outside the home are more likely to be influenced by their peers and teachers, fostering self-confidence, independent thinking and lasting relationships with family and friends.
Are there any homeschooling resources that I can contact?
To locate the resources you need to successfully home school your children check out our our list of home schooling resources.
What's the best curriculum for my child?
There is no single best curriculum for home schooling. Many parents use comprehensive curriculums for the first year or so, then experiment with other approaches as they gain confidence.
What teaching method should I use?
You can choose among various teaching methods or combine elements of these approaches to create a custom-made curriculum for your child.

Textbooks and Workbooks offer quality materials covering many academic subjects.

Principle Approach Notebooks for each subject are maintained by recording biblical principles, personal applications, and pertinent notes and information gleaned from a variety of sources.

Unit Studies Units of study integrate information about a particular theme from several different subject areas like language arts and math. This interdisciplinary method allows for project-oriented, hands-on learning.

Activities Your child may want to participate in community sports teams. Museums, parks and zoos often offer special activities. Christian schools in your area may offer courses in drama, athletics, or music to home school families.

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