Top 10 Homeschooling Tips For Beginners

Tara Dodrill

Homeschooling is now legal in all 50 states, but regulations governing how parents teach their children vary widely. The number of children being educated at home has grown steadily throughout the last decade. There are now approximately 1,576,516 American children being educated at home by a parent or guardian.

The reasons why parents choose to homeschool their children are as diverse as the manner in which the youngsters are taught. Some parents opt to teach their children using a virtual online curriculum, while others prefer to choose the academic curriculum themselves and infuse technology into the home classroom as they see fit.

Regardless of how or why a parent chooses the homeschooling education option, embarking on such an endeavor can be daunting and filled with obstacles. Research and preparation are the keys to having a successful first year homeschooling -- and avoiding unnecessary pitfalls, A2Z Homeschooling notes.