Homeschool During COVID

Posted by ICON School on Jul 21, 2020 9:13:01 AM

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Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, homeschool as an option for your child's education is something that many parents have considered, but some are acting on it. Before making the switch from the traditional classroom to homeschool, there are a few things that you can do for your homeschooled children that continue to enhance their education and fit your family's needs.

How to Add Socializing to Your Homeschooling

Posted by ICON School on Jul 8, 2020 2:48:32 PM

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Before many families make the choice to change to homeschooling, they have concerns about the socialization their child will receive while being homeschooled. It can often seem like being at home all the time and not in a school environment would pause their social development with peers. However, this never has to be the case. Like everything with homeschooling, it just takes some planning and special effort to avoid this problem.

Homeschooling Special Needs Students

Posted by ICON School on Feb 19, 2020 2:14:10 PM

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There's plenty to consider when it comes to homeschooling your special education student. What kind of curriculum should you use? What records should you keep? How do you get the most out of every minute without overwhelming yourself or your child? At first, answering these questions might seem stressful, but with a little help in all the right places, you can make homeschooling a perfect fit for your family.

Idaho Requirements for Homeschool Students and Parents

Posted by ICON School on Feb 5, 2020 10:30:57 AM

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The state of Idaho gives parents options when it comes to their children's education. The government does not require students to attend an institution for schooling and allows parents or legal guardians to serve as instructors without formal certification. Idaho is very homeschool-friendly, with very few requirements for parents. There are, however, certain regulations that every parent must follow if they plan to homeschool their students.

Pros and Cons of Homeschooling in High School

Posted by ICON School on Jan 24, 2020 8:47:37 AM

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Whether you're brand-new to the homeschooling game or you're a long-time homeschooler watching the ninth grade loom on the horizon, the chances are that you're worried about those high school years--and that's okay! Homeschooling is a journey you don't have to take alone. Today, we're going to take a realistic look at the pros and cons of homeschooling during high school so that you know what to expect (and how to handle it all).