Tarla Gernert, Author at Homeschool Connections
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Tarla Gernert

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With a background in education and educational counseling, Homeschool Connections was founded by Tarla Gernert over 12 years ago as a means towards filling a need for her own family. Since her own children have graduated, Tarla has continued to grow Homeschool Connections to 7 campuses, all providing classes of the highest quality taught by experts with a passion for passing on their knowledge and experiences to future generations.

Congratulation! You have decided to start homeschooling…now what? What do you do? HELP!! We know there can be a lot of fear …

There is an ebb and flow to life, and it shows up in homeschooling as well. So when the rhythm changes, don’t panic. Recognize it as normal and adjust for the madness!

One of the most important skills we can develop in our children is helping them find their “voices” and become self-advocates. There …

Our lives are filled with choices and options. If you go to a shoe store, you will find boots, sandals, athletic shoes, …

What Do You Need to Teach Your Child? This is a question almost everyone asks, from people who are exploring the idea …

 

As we look forward to the start of a new school year, there is usually much anticipation as well as a bit …

There is a difference between a child who is smart or bright and one that is gifted. All gifted children can and …

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What in life is without challenges? I’d argue that anything worth having has some challenges that go along with it, and homeschooling …

When it comes to scholarships, homeschooled students usually have the same opportunities as those who attend public or private schools. While some …

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For many who are new to the idea of homeschooling, home education seems to be the domain of the stay-at-home parent, often …

This is a question that almost everyone askes, people who are exploring the idea of homeschooling to those who have been homeschooling …

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While many homeschoolers have the goal of college in mind, it is not the only option for the home-educated student. In fact, …

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No parent approaches homeschooling a teen without at least a little bit of anxiety. After all, the preparation you give your adolescent …

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In 2013, I attended a lecture given by Dr. Kathy Koch at the Cincinnati Homeschool Convention. I thought the information she shared …

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As a parent, you have been teaching your child since the moment you brought him home (and possibly before) without even meaning …

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One thing that’s great about homeschooling is that fact that there are so many different options. There are many ways to home …

One of the most daunting parts of homeschooling a child through high school isn’t the teaching at all. It’s figuring out how …

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Though each gifted child is unique, the above learning characteristics are among those most commonly found in gifted children.

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You may hear many questions like these and will need to distinguish between those who are being critical and those who are just curious.

When you’re considering homeschooling, you’re likely to hear (or read) a number of myths mixed in with facts from a range of …

Whether you homeschool or not, every parent wants the best possible future for his or her child. For homeschool parents, though, the …

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