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The Impact on Student’s Academic Performance by Parental Involvement in Online Homeschool

The Impact on Student’s Academic Performance by Parental Involvement in Online Homeschool

If parents are actively involved in choosing an online homeschool to fulfill their child’s academic needs, that in and of itself tends to improve the student’s academic performance primarily because of the increased parental involvement in their child’s education.

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Parents as Leaders in Their Child's Education

Parents as Leaders in Their Child's Education

As a Christian educator, I believe that it is the parent’s, rather than the state’s, primary responsibility to take an active role in their child’s education.

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Seven Habits of Successful Students

Seven Habits of Successful Students

Online learning requires a level of effort and commitment you may not be used to. You have a support system that includes your parents, your teachers, and your school counselor. Take advantage of these supporters — ask for help right away when you need it, and accept it when it's offered.

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3 Things to Remember When Speaking with Your School District

3 Things to Remember When Speaking with Your School District

When you decide to enroll your student in an alternative to public school, whether it is enrolling him/her in an online private school such as Enlightium Academy or taking on all responsibilities yourself in homeschooling, you are cutting yourself off from the educational standard and therefore have additional steps to fulfill. It’s a tradeoff - you have more of a say in what and how your student is learning, and in return you are accountable to the state to ensure that your student is learning the basics.

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6 Thoughts About Homeschool Organization and Designing a Learning Environment

6 Thoughts About Homeschool Organization and Designing a Learning Environment

If all students are created differently, they may well thrive in wildly different learning environments. Here are the six factors that play a big role for learning environments and homeschool organization practices.

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10 Common Questions About the Verification of Enrollment Form

10 Common Questions About the Verification of Enrollment Form

What is a Verification of Enrollment?

A Verification of Enrollment, also referred to as a Certificate of Enrollment or Proof of School Enrollment, is an official document provided by the school that states the student is enrolled in that school. It can be used by parents to confirm to their state or school district that the student is receiving an education in a public school, private school or homeschool setting.

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10 Answers You Need to Understand the Intent to Homeschool Form

10 Answers You Need to Understand the Intent to Homeschool Form

One of the documents that parents most often have questions about is the intent to homeschool form. From a legal perspective, this form can be one of the most important requirements to homeschool your child, so you want to ensure you fill it out correctly.

So, what is an intent to homeschool form?

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7 Common Misconceptions about Homeschooling

7 Common Misconceptions about Homeschooling

Pulling a child out of school to homeschool is a tough decision, but it is one that can bring rich rewards in the quality of both your children's education and your family life. Unfortunately, there are a lot of misconceptions about homeschooling.

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How to Re-engage Your Child When Learning at Home

How to Re-engage Your Child When Learning at Home

You started off the year with lots of ideas, fervor, and momentum. As the school weeks pass by, you may be finding yourself slipping into a rut, and you might find your child staring longingly out the window and letting out long sighs of boredom. You are not alone. Many parents struggle to keep their children engaged as the routine starts to drag, and some of that excitement from the beginning of the year drains away.

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Five Tricks for Blocking Outside Noise So Students Can Focus

Five Tricks for Blocking Outside Noise So Students Can Focus

Whether it’s busy traffic streets outside the living room window, a younger sibling being obnoxious in the other room, or a constant babbling brook that is slowly driving the student insane, parents and students need to work together to find the best method for blocking outside noise so the student can focus on schoolwork.

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