Liza's Homeschool Journey Posts

In my post How To Influence Your Child’s Motivation For Learning I explained the cycle of motivation and how understanding some simple steps can help you help your child get motivated and stay motivated. There are times when our homeschooled children get frustrated, discouraged, and lose interest in learning. When this happens it usually results…

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Oklahoma’s Homeschool Laws and Regulations   NO REGULATION The Oklahoma homeschool laws are protected by its constitution.  During the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention of 1907 specific wording was added to Article 13 section 4 in order to protect a parent’s right to choose homeschool as a way to educate their child. The…

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Homeschoolers Have Different Reasons to Vaccinate As early as 1922 there were laws requiring children to show proof of vaccination in order to attend school.  Today the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommend that children who will enter a public or private school and/or a daycare facility, get 69 doses of 16…

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What Liza Says About Scholastic Workbooks… SUBJECT CONTENT:  Good STUDENT APPEAL:  Good I like Scholastic workbooks.  They are a good basic resource for early childhood literacy and education. Subject Content Scholastic has a plethora of workbooks.  Some are comprehensive workbooks by grade, others are single subject workbooks also by grade.…

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I Love Flashcards!   Flashcards are awesome! They are a cheap tool that can be used in a variety of different ways and for a variety of different subjects, all you need is imagination. Without imagination flashcards can be B-O-R-I-N-G. Flashcards are a staple homeschool tool that I have used…

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There Are Many Ways to Learn and Be Smart There is an important difference between the question “Is my child smart?” and “How is my child smart?”. The question, “Is my child smart?” is really asking, “Is my child capable of learning?“. If the answer to this question is “yes” than the…

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