Homeschooling not easy, but rewards are many
A great commentary from a homeschooler at hickoryrecord.com.
We began our homeschool journey in 2000. It was during that fall that we discovered that our oldest child, who had been on the “A” honor roll all of her academic life, did not learn any math skills in third grade in public school. Her entrance exam to fourth grade showed that she had the math skills of a child finishing 2nd grade.
She was unable to complete assignments in her fourth-grade math book because she did not know basic multiplication and division.
Did we, her parents, know that she was not being taught multiplication? No. We assumed that she was doing well in third-grade math, based on her report cards. Read more…