There are many advantages of online home school courses for your son or daughter. This is a trend that is rapidly growing in popularity as our interest in computers and technology increases.
Additionally, these types of homeschool classes are very useful when parents encounter tougher subjects like advanced math and science courses where extra practice and review is needed.
An online homeschool program can be a suitable option for all types of learners; from a struggling student to a gifted student capable of more challenging assignments.
They are also perfectly suited for independent, techno-savvy learners who already enjoy using the computer.
When using this option in our home, our child was given a laptop of her own to facilitate using the program.
We also provided a dedicated space for the supplemental books and handouts so everything could be kept together.
She worked independently and I reviewed her progress through the courses. I was also able to view the pace at which she was completing her lessons and adjust, if needed.
This type of program works best if your child is self-motivated and enjoys using the computer. It is also a very solitary way of studying so if your child prefers group activities, this could be a challenge for him or her.