Homeschool View - April 2013

  • Homeschoolers Get More Sleep

    Posted in Homeschool View on Thursday, Apr 4th

    If you’re concerned that your school day starts too late or that your teenager sleeps in too long, don’t despair. A new study shows that homeschoolers are happier, healthier, and perform better academically and socially because they get more sleep than their public and private school peers. Read More...


  • Diagnosing ADHD

    Posted in Homeschool View on Thursday, Apr 4th

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed behavioral disorder of childhood. In fact, we often incorrectly identify difficult children as having ADHD and overlook those who do suffer from it. With all the confusion surrounding the disorder, how does a parent of a “wild child” know whether to attribute the fidgety behavior to ADHD or a mere lack of patience and focus? Read More...


  • Discover Your Family’s Homeschooling Style

    Posted in Homeschool View on Thursday, Apr 4th

    There are many ways to cook an egg, earn a living, tell a story, and teach a child. When it comes to homeschooling, styles range from strict adherence to traditional teaching to complete freedom for the student to follow his or her interests, and everything in between. Whether you’re new to homeschooling, looking for a different approach, or a seasoned schooler, exploring the ways in which the estimated 2 million homeschoolers learn can help you refine your own technique and open your eyes to other schools of thought. Read More...


  • Now Boarding for Spring Sale Flight 2013

    Posted in Homeschool View on Thursday, Apr 4th

    Take a seat on Spring Sale Flight 2013 as Air AOP maps out a money-saving adventure this April and May. As we venture through AOP’s most highly anticipated homeschool event, Air AOP is gearing up for a cross-country journey of discoveries and savings. Aboard Spring Sale Flight 2013, you’ll meet new and veteran homeschool families from the Midwest to Dixie, and one bunch of ramblers who homeschool on the road. Read More...


  • Protecting the Planet

    Posted in Homeschool View on Thursday, Apr 4th

    As Earth Day approaches on April 22, we become more aware of how critical reducing, reusing, and recycling are to the planet. But protecting the environment can easily become a money-saving and family-bonding effort every day of the year. Here are some simple ways to help your family become more earth friendly. Read More...