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New to homeschooling slide that shares 10 tips for first-time homeschoolers.

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  • 1. PRESENTED BYVCA HOMESCHOOL PROGRAM New to Homeschooling?

2. Pray

  • Pray and ask for Gods leading.Homeschooling is a supremely satisfying undertaking, but its also a full-time commitment.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/krissyt/64640602/ 3. Discuss

  • Discuss the plan with your spouse or family member and secure support.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/pfeyh/2969156416/ 4. Check

  • Check your states homeschooling laws and file any necessary paperwork before your school year begins.
  • Heres a good place to start:Home School Legal Defense Association

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mr_t_in_dc/3756880888/ 5. Choose

  • Choose the right curriculum and courses for your child by visiting local homeschool stores to familiarize yourself with products.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/bcnbits/363695635/ 6. Test

  • Test your childs skills in core subjects if you are uncertain of his or her grade level.For example, a student may have challenges with pre-algebra if he or she did not master multiplication tables.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/rzganoza/4186516481/ 7. Set

  • Set your school year schedule and dedicate an area in your home for your homeschool.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/babykayspics/4894865391/ 8. Contact

  • Contact homeschool groups in your area for encouragement and inspiration.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/rosetinted/489058882/ 9. Purchase

  • Purchase art and supplemental school supplies appropriate to your childs grade level.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/playfulpics/3532161726/ 10. Research

  • Research opportunities for extracurricular activities, such as sports and music.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/doug88888/4542297929/ 11. Schedule

  • Schedule appointments and errands around your school day and structure daily activities around the whole family.

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