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Deciding to homeschool your child or children is a very important decision. The entire household must be in full agreement that homeschooling is appropriate. Once you have made the decision to homeschool, consider each of the following questions. First, what laws apply to homeschooling in the state in which you reside? You must be in full compliance with these laws, which vary from state to state.
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Free teaching tip It's important to foster the imagination of your students. With imagination, students can come up with creative solutions to problems, and can expand ... Another free teaching tip After wrapping up a lesson, but just a few minutes before the class ends, have your students complete an exit slip that they must hand to you as they leave the classroom. ...
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Free Study Tip I read the information, then I write it, and then I teach it to someone else. This has always worked for me.
 
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Another free Study Tip If you are like me and get distracted easily, turn some music on quietly and study. Also, turning off your cell phone helps. But again, if you are like me and can't bear to turn it off, put it somewhere like under your pillow.
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A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors Some of my teachers don't make our assignments clear. I don't want to waste time doing the wrong thing. I'm not shy to ask a question if I'm not sure what I am supposed to do.
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