It’s more than obvious that homeschooling is growing in popularity and prevalence across the country. But, for many homeschooling seems daunting due to the cost of providing your student’s education. Well, we are here to tell you – it doesn’t have to cost a dime! Yes, you heard right. We live in an information age, and lucky for the budget conscious homeschooler that information is widely available in many forms.
Step 1 Research your state laws and fulfill their requirements
Step 2 Determine how your student learns by talking with them or their previous teachers.
Step 3 Plan your Course of study by determining what courses your student needs for graduation.
Step 4 Use your student’s style of learning and the courses they need to form a study plan.
Step 5 Use free resources to flesh out the needed courses of study.
For most homeschoolers, a quick check of their state homeschool laws can let them know what is typically expected. Some states require specific subjects while other states have no requirement at all. If your state has no requirement, then we suggest checking with the college that your student has in mind. Colleges may have preferred courses for their various degree paths. If the student doesn’t plan on attending college, then check out what local highschools require and take a similar assortment of classes.
There are so many available options for free homeschooling it’s almost funny. Don’t worry, we aren’t talking about junk courses. Many of the free courses that are used by homeschoolers are high quality free courses offered by top colleges and universities. Yep, pretty amazing. Here are several suggestions: