Studies show that homeschooling can be more effective in developing a child’s intelligence, compared with traditional schooling, says the HSLDA (Home School Legal Defense Association). Children who are homeschooled are found to outperform their peers on standardized tests, and their ACT and SAT scores are higher than those of public school students. It would seem that a homeschooling education delivers benefits that traditional schooling does not. But not every parent is capable of ... Continue Reading
Learn from the homeschooling approach and incorporate it into traditional schooling for your child.
There are a lot of choices for going green – including how you send your child to school and making an effort to make your schools more green.
Last school year, nearly 49.4 million students attended public elementary and secondary schools. That is an overwhelming number of families that could make a real difference in creating healthy schools for our children. There are a lot of choices that individuals can make to go green in their daily lives, including how they send their children to school and what they send with them, but when like-minded individuals get involved in an effort to make their schools better there is change. One ... Continue Reading
Choosing high-quality, eco-friendly, green back to school supplies doesn’t have to be difficult.
As much as many kids, and parents, either lament or look forward to going back to school and the end of summer, it is always a time of high emotions. Kids have fears and excitement about the start of a new school year. Parents have anxiety, relief, or most often, mixed emotions. Adding concerns about the cost and environmental impact of back to school supplies and gear becomes overwhelming for many families, but choosing high-quality, eco-friendly school supplies doesn’t have to be ... Continue Reading