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Discover the Benefit of Individual Homeschool Courses

by Jessica Parnell | Oct 11, 2016 | 2 min read

Online learning is here to stay, and the benefits are proven. But, if you are new to online homeschool courses, taking the leap to going online can be daunting. We all know that when it comes to choosing a homeschool curriculum, the stakes can be pretty high, and you do not want to waste your money for an individual homeschool course that is not going to work for your learner. But, if you have a student who loves technology or if you want them to build online skills to help their future, going online for an individual homeschool course can be an excellent choice. Check out our top benefits of individual homeschool courses.

Individual Online Course Benefits for Homeschoolers

One great benefit of online learning is that it will engage your visual, auditory or kinesthetic learner in a way that traditional curriculum cannot. Online classes mix visual and auditory learning with challenging technology and hands-on assessments so your student will not get bored and will stay engaged. Your visual or auditory learner will be able to see and hear lessons, engaging their primary learning style and opening up the window for learning success. Even better, the best online courses should also include the opportunity for hands-on projects that meet the needs of kinesthetic learners. And, with the instant feedback that online assessments provide, you’ll know right away if your learner is progressing and getting the most out of your individual homeschool course.

Online learning also provides a way for your homeschooler to take classes that are otherwise hard to find. Let’s face it; we are not all equipped to teach every subject just because we choose to be homeschool teachers! Online courses provide you with an expert teacher and curriculum that will fit into your homeschool schedule and give you, the primary teacher, a much-needed break. Just make sure your online course is accredited so that your high school students get the proper recognition on their transcripts!

One of the best benefits of individual homeschool courses is the flexibility. Your schedule is full, and you do not want to sacrifice the flexibility that homeschooling has brought to your family and life. With individual online homeschool courses, you don’t have to! Your learner can complete coursework, review lessons, and submit assignments when it works best for him. And as long as you have an internet connection, your class goes where you go. Just keep one thing in mind; do not lock yourself into required class meeting times. Keep your flexibility with an online course that allows your student to work when it’s best for him.

Ready to dive into individual homeschool courses? Check out Bridgeway Academy’s accredited, flexible online courses to see your child reap the benefits of online learning.
How do online courses fit into your homeschool plan? Tell us in a comment below!

Jessica Parnell
Hello everyone! I’m Jessica Parnell — mom, homeschool evaluator, teacher, and CEO of Bridgeway Academy. In my 20+ years of experience as a homeschool mom and evaluator, I have had the privilege of meeting homeschoolers that take a variety of approaches to their education. It is their many stories and successes that inspire me in my own homeschooling and I love to pass on the knowledge that I have gained from them to other homeschooling families. The one constant that always remains true is that there’s no such thing as a “cookie cutter child.” Each child is fearfully and wonderfully made and as a result, learns and functions differently. It’s our job to ensure that we’re raising each child to fulfill their individual purpose and when we can teach in a way that inspires them, we are on our way to homeschool success. When I’m not writing or teaching my children, I like to ski, write and participate in triathlons. I graduated from Kutztown University with a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Masters in English and I am currently pursuing a degree in Neuroleadership.
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