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Unlocking the Benefits of Homework in Your Homeschool

Unlocking the Benefits of Homework in Your Homeschool

Whether you choose to homeschool out of necessity or personal choice, there’s no denying homeschooling offers families a unique opportunity to tailor education to the individual needs and preferences of their children. However, there’s one aspect of homeschooling that...

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Teaching Your Child About Gratitude

Teaching Your Child About Gratitude

One of the most rewarding parts of parenthood (at least in my eyes) is watching your child experience all the many positive things life has to offer them as they grow up. Whether it be dancing to their favourite tune, playing with their friends or watching their...

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How to Tackle Loneliness in Your Homeschool

How to Tackle Loneliness in Your Homeschool

When I was a young adult in my 20s, I can’t remember ever feeling particularly lonely. I often socialised with friends and the local crowd at my nearby pub, and it really felt like I was part of my local community; always connecting with others. Today, though, I don’t...

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Igniting Your Child’s Love of Nature Through Gardening

Igniting Your Child’s Love of Nature Through Gardening

Whether you’re an avid gardener with the greenest of thumbs or a beginner looking to start slow and steady, there’s no better time to start thinking about what you’d like to do with your garden this year now that spring is finally upon us. Do you want to try growing...

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How to Effectively Plan Your Lessons

How to Effectively Plan Your Lessons

A lesson plan is an essential tool required to successfully navigate homeschooling. Creating a lesson plan will be your roadmap and provide structure and clarity for you and your child(ren) during homeschooling days. I often get asked how to effectively plan lessons...

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How to Teach CPR in Your Homeschool

How to Teach CPR in Your Homeschool

Although teaching academic subjects should make up the main part of your homeschooling day, there are other aspects that should also be taken into consideration when planning your homeschooling week. Wellbeing and safety should be part of our homeschooling schedule...

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How Much Will It Cost Me to Homeschool My Child?

How Much Will It Cost Me to Homeschool My Child?

When you choose to teach your child at home you may think that you will be entitled to some financial help.  This is not the case; the Department for Education are very clear that when you homeschool your child you will also take on all the financial responsibility...

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5 Tips for Successful Homeschool Mornings

5 Tips for Successful Homeschool Mornings

I have talked about the need to establish routines, as a priority, in order to ensure the success of your homeschooling. You will also need to manage the start of your day and the start of each lesson, making sure that you have a clear structure in place.  It is...

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How to Successfully Homeschool in 8 Easy Steps

How to Successfully Homeschool in 8 Easy Steps

With homeschooling in the UK increasing all the time (it has increased by 40% over the last three years) more and more parents and carers are making the decision to take their child out of mainstream education.  If you have made the decision to homeschool your...

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How to Successfully Homeschool During COVID-19

How to Successfully Homeschool During COVID-19

Are you worried that your child is falling behind in their studies? Are you panicking at being thrown into home schooling? My friend, Sarah, is the calm one. She breezed through university, landed a perfect job and then the perfect husband shortly followed by three...

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Will having a tutor help your child? The answer is YES!

Will having a tutor help your child? The answer is YES!

Hello and welcome, my name is Jacqueline Ackerman and I am the CEO of Ackerman Home Learning. As you are reading this you must be considering whether to arrange tutoring for your child and wondering if and how it will help them. I can assure you that whatever level...

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