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You can decide to buy a boxed-curriculum and follow it scrupulously, from at 8 A.M. to Noon, Monday through Friday Or you may already know that you don't want to follow the "school brought home" technique. Check out my tip section called "Methods" and read about the different types of homeschoolers and pick one that seems to fit you. The beauty of it is that you can change it when you've gained a little experience.
If your child has never attended school, it is much easier to do this since they have no preconceived notion of what "school" is. School is what you begin doing with them! Visit your public library for information about the different methods and philosophies.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|