I have been homeschooling my son for a little over three years. Technically, it’s online learning and not considered homeschool, but the concept is the same. My son is enrolled at an online public charter school. He has teachers that instruct him, but I am his learning coach. Every day, I take on the role of a teacher, administrator, lunch lady… You get the idea.
Just like many of you, we started online learning in the midst of a disaster. Soon after my son was enrolled in his new school, we were hit by a hurricane… … More So, You’re New to Online Learning…
It has been an interesting year, to say the least. Looking back, I have a lot to be thankful for. Sure, there were many unpleasant moments, but I’m not the sort to dwell on the negative… not anymore. These days, people’s memories are measured with the photos they take on their cell phone. I have … More Year in Review
In the last parent/teacher conference with my son’s teacher, I was absolutely flabbergasted at what I was being told. Even if eliminating the bullying in the classroom was possible, we had other issues that needed immediate attention. His teacher betrayed my son’s trust. She called him a liar and frustrated him to the point of doing something … More Form 504 – The Last Straw
I was working on a new post about school lunches versus homemade lunches entitled “School Lunch Blues. Already?” when the situation hit the fan. My son was in trouble. Again. I finally had a teacher that contacted me before the first round of report card related conferences. It made me happy to know the communication … More The Bully – A Road to Homeschooling