Episode #12- Military Families: How to Choose the Right Curriculum and Homeschool Successfully

On today’s episode, Crystal discusses factors to consider when making your homeschool curriculum decision and how you can successfully homeschool as a military family.On today’s episode, Crystal discusses factors to consider when making your homeschool curriculum decision and how you can successfully homeschool as a military family.

Homeschooling is a great option for military families. It allows you to customize your child’s education to meet his or her individual needs. When it comes to choosing a curriculum, there are tons of options available. So, how do you know which one is right for your family?

Military homeschoolers have a few things to consider that other homeschoolers may not. For example, military families move around a lot. This can make it challenging to find a curriculum that is compatible with each new state or country’s educational requirements. Further, military families may find themselves stationed in remote locations where there are no other homeschoolers or support groups. It may be difficult to find local resources or obtain curriculum at a reasonable price.

Another thing to consider as a military family when choosing a curriculum is that military children often have unique needs. They may need extra support due to deployments, frequent PCSs, or other stressors. So, as a result of these various considerations, it’s important to choose a curriculum that is flexible and can be easily adapted to meet your child’s needs. Remember that ultimately you, as parent and teacher, get to decide what’s important and necessary in a curriculum for your homeschool.

Listen in to find out how with a little bit of research and creativity, you can find a way to homeschool successfully no matter where the military takes you!

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Episode Sponsor:

Choosing a college is about finding a fit. Upper Iowa University is committed to providing quality, affordable education to service members and their families. At UIU, military spouses and dependents save up to 50% on undergraduate tuition with their Military Family Grant. Individual advising, support and educational resources are available for all students. UIU degrees can be earned online, self-paced, on campus or at one of their 20 learning centers across the country. Learn more at www.uiu.edu/militaryfamily

Join Crystal and her guests each week as they bring relevant information to equip you, stories to encourage you, and content to inspire you. You don’t have to go it alone; tune in to the Military Homeschool Podcast and be energized in your military homeschooling journey!

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