High School Transcripts

Homeschool high school transcripts can be created using the simple steps we provide to effectively present what your high school student has accomplished.

Be Prepared for IPI As a Legislative Target

IPI As a Legislative Target

As the January 8 opening of the 2018 Iowa Legislative Session approaches, anti-homeschool rumblings can continually be heard. High-profile individuals and organizations are calling for increased regulation and oversight for homeschooling families. In a recent public forum and in a published editorial, the American Association of University Women addressed the topic of homeschooling in Iowa – especially Independent Private Instruction … Read More

It Only Takes One Small Thing

It Only Takes One Small Thing

Anymore, I don’t run errands during the daytime with my children, mostly because schoolwork and activities have increased as my twins have gotten older. I have also become more conscious of the attention we draw. If I am with only one child, it seems that onlookers assume my child is out of school for the afternoon because of a doctor appointment or … Read More

Public School Alters Form

Public School Alters Form

“Oh, look! The school district included the NICHE IPI form in the information packet they sent me. I’ll just fill it out and send it in.” Sounds simple; right? And how nice that the school district used a NICHE form; right? Not so fast. Let’s take a closer look at the form.

Discovering & Developing Your Child’s Learning Styles

Homeschool Learning Styles What are the common homeschool learning styles? And how do you figure out what your child’s preferred style is? Take a few minutes to use this simple homeschool learning styles checklist. You’ll likely spot your child’s predominant learning style: • Visual • Auditory • Read/Write • Kinesthetic Then use our suggestions to help you adapt your homeschool instruction … Read More

What Can the School Require Homeschooling Families to Submit?

What Can the School Require Homeschooling Families to Submit?

“Can the school require me to provide that information?” “Do I have to file that form?” “Is that a legal mandate?” Homeschool Iowa receives questions like these all year long – but especially at back-to-school time.  One of the many services we provide is assistance in clarifying and meeting homeschool legal requirements in Iowa.  While the Iowa law and rules … Read More

Which Homeschool Option Is Right for Your Family?

Which Homeschool Option Is Right for Your Family?

Which homeschool option is right for your family? Every Iowa homeschooling parent has to choose a homeschooling legal option.  Use these key determining factors when selecting your Iowa homeschool legal option: • Freedom from Government Regulation • Access to Public School Offerings • Special Education Needs • Outside Assistance or Supervision • Homeschooling Unrelated Children Freedom From Government Regulation If … Read More

2 Doors to Homeschool Success

2 Doors to Homeschool Success

In the flurry of back-to-school preparations, we’re presented with many “doors” to homeschool success. Buy this curriculum and your child will succeed. Use this method and your child will flourish. Try this resource and your child will excel. Whether we’re just starting the homeschooling adventure or we’ve been on the journey for years, we’ve all stood before many of these … Read More