K-12 teachers are now opting for homeschooling. This unique way of teaching children is getting popular day by day. Parents are preferring it because of many reasons. Firstly they can keep an eye on their kids and their activities and they can pick and choose the subjects they want their children to learn.
K-12 homeschooling is getting popular because parents complain about the existing private school facilities and their teaching environment. They can also have a problem with the policies of the schools in their districts.
Three strategies to always remember!
Make use of different resources
K-12 teachers aspiring to get into k-12 homeschooling need to be armed with specific homeschooling resources such as:
The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas: 500+ Fun and Creative Learning Activities for Kids Ages 3-12
Homeschooling: The Teen Years: Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the 13- to 18- Year-Old
Homeschooling for Dummies
You can start of with the local library. All district libraries are keeping beneficial books, audio cds and clipping to start up your own homeschooling activities. You will get books on all the necessary subjects you are looking for.
You are trained as a k-12 teacher and will therefore have an idea about forming your own lesson plans. The popular homeschool resource books are likely to help you in ways to better your approach to homeschooling. Children love things that catch their attention. Thus your aim will be to look for books that give you worksheets and activity sections, opt for those resources which can be photocopied.
Teach in exciting new locations
Homeschooling does not mean that you keep the children locked up at home and make them solve problems. Homeschooling could also be exciting if you relocate their studies in interesting places. Museum, zoo, science theme parks-can make studying interesting. A nature trip to nearby woods, a camping trip will make your kids aware about nature.
Stay connected to colleagues
K-12 teachers should always keep themselves updated, and for this they can join online forums to discuss their experiences. K-12 homeschooling can also incorporate extracurricular activities with local clubs to help.