How can we connect with other homeschooling families? Where are homeschool socialization opportunities for my children? Here is a bit of history & some ideas for you.
Iowa homeschooling mom, Michelle Andersen, is also an Iowa library director, which explains her enthusiasm for sharing the many incredible FREE resources available at and through your local public library. Check out this list from Michelle! 1. EXPLORE BOOKS, MAGAZINES, DVDs, AND AUDIOBOOKS All kinds of reading material are available to enjoy or to support your curriculum. Your local library may even … Read More
Who knows your child better than you; right? Perhaps you’re fairly confident that you already know what your child’s primary learning style is. Even so, you’ll benefit and enjoy the process of taking just a few minutes to bop through this concise learning styles checklist. You’re likely to immediately identify a predominant style for your particular child. Then take note … Read More
“Can the school require me to provide that information?” “Do I have to file that form?” “Is that a legal mandate?” NICHE 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 governing … Read More
Every Iowa homeschooling parent has to choose a homeschooling legal option. Some of you have been homeschooling for years using the same legal option every year. Some of you have utilized a variety of options during your homeschooling years. Some of you are just starting to homeschool and are facing the decision for the first time. Regardless, you can use … Read More
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