We started HSing with our oldest in 1st this past year. We used Horizon (Alpha Omega) for Phonics/Reading, Math & Spelling. My dd blossomed! She was able to do some on her own and some with direction but they mix it up and give you…"
"It's my understanding you only have to submit your letter once, to start your homeschool.
You'll only need to contact them if the homeschool is terminated.
You can always contact your counties superintendent.
Contact info for Hillsborough…"
"In Florida you only have to send your letter for recertification just once. The evaluation portion, if you choose to go with the public school option, is your choice. (IOW if you go through the school district, you do need to get an evaluation.) In…"
Hello all- My girls and I are entering our second year of homeschooling and I'm confused on something. Last year I provided a letter of intent to the school board that we were homeschooling and I know that I have to provide the evaluation by the year anniversary date- that I'm set on... Do I need to send another Letter of Intent (to homeschool) for this year or does my initial letter from last year continue since I'm not sending in a Letter to Terminate? What do ya'll do? Thanks in advance!See More
You can do this! My husband and I (and three kids) have had to do this a few times. None of them pleasant or easy but "it too shall pass". I recommend detting a webcam, if possible and using it to stay connected."
"Horizon Math 1 (for first grade)
+lots of practice
+teachers manual breaks down lesson and helps parents teach using manipulatives
- (and not really a "-" in my view) sometimes it reinforces to much (so says my…"
We use Horizon's Phonics/Reading, Spelling and Math. My daughter just completed the first grade set. I really liked the spiral learning method. It worked well for her. We did not use the "reading books" that are suggested…"
"We used Horizon 1st grade this past year and it worked well for my 6 y/o. She's started on the 2nd grade book and I plan to use Horizon K on my 5 y/o this summer. I've found that my oldest is able to retain more of what she's learning…"