Want to bring a little joy into learning? Gameschooling is a great tool to cement concepts and bring fun to your family’s day. Emphasizing learning through play, gameschooling provides educational and life skills like interpersonal communication, critical thinking, cooperation, and you can focus on specific topics that need practice. Whether using as core curriculum or supplementing, gameschooling may be just the thing to encourage your child through positive interaction. The experience-based approach also strengthens retention. Homeschooling really can be all fun and games!
It’s Nifty AND Thrifty! Our latest homeschool video includes hints for organization, money saving tips, motivation, independent learning, repurposing items, and free resources. Ms. Leah discusses planning, workbox systems, rewards, strewing, upcycling and more while incorporating a homeschool lifestyle.
Lapbooking and notebooking are great ways to organize, display, and keep a record of your child’s homeschool work while adding fun and creativity to research projects and topics. See what this popular format trend is all about in our latest homeschool video. Below are links to access the PowerPoint and video presentation.
Our homeschool Christmas STEAM booklet features fun, Christmas themed activities to supplement curriculum in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Using items available in your home, this resource is great for all families and educators. Create some memories this year with Santa slime, a circuit tree, icicle ornaments, and more! Printed copies are available at the library, or print the downloadable version.
(when printing in portrait, choose color, double-side, then select flip from long or short edge depending on printer setting)
Special Needs Homeschool Tips
Power Point Resource and Video
This PowerPoint virtual event discusses six key areas that are helpful for special needs children and how to modify their education in the home in ways they learn best. The six tip areas are: Rewards & Boards, Language Development, Sight-Based Reading (for those unable to learn phonics), Task Boxes & Busy Bags, Incorporating Practical Life Skills, and Behavior Management & Stress Relief Techniques.
New to homeschooling or considering it for the next school year? Your questions are answered on homeschooling in Texas with this PowerPoint presentation by a local homeschool mom and reference librarian. Homeschooling methods, curriculum and additional topics are discussed. The PowerPoint document has been updated to match information provided in the May virtual event. Tons of helpful links are included!
Please let us know what resources are useful to you. We value any input from the community that can assist us in serving the needs of local homeschoolers.
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Disclaimer: The Weatherford Public Library is providing this resource to assist local homeschoolers. A great amount of the information is useful for all educators and parents. It is not an endorsement of any product or business mentioned or a promotion of homeschooling as a preference over other choices in education.