Coronavirus (Covid-19) is all over the news and has severely disrupted the daily lives of hundreds of millions of people throughout the world. There are numerous states that have closed all of their public schools and many private schools have followed their lead. In this mass experiment, of the forced decentralization of education to a home-based setting, what will parents do? Please read and share this awesome Homeschooling during Coronavirus blog post from my friend Garritt Hampton with Schoolhouse Rocked.
p.s. As a Christian homeschool community, let us step boldly into the chaos to provide our help, encouragement, and homeschooling wisdom to our friends and neighbors whose lives have been turned upside down.
Soli Deo Gloria
President, Homeschool Louisiana
Due to the COVID-19 virus and as the State of Louisiana has shut down public schools until April 30th, many parents are wondering how to navigate educating their children at home, Homeschool Louisiana would love to help!
Below are some resources you can use to help inform you on what’s going on and how you can learn more about home education:
Please visit our website to learn about homeschooling and how you can get started:
You can email us with any questions you have:
If you want to start a discussion with other families that are homeschooling their children at home, please join our Homeschool Louisiana Support Group here:
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Whether you are a veteran homeschool parent or a parent stuck-at-home, we’re here to help. Do you want more specific information about home education in Louisiana? Be sure to check our How do I Start Homeschooling? for help getting started.
Now is the perfect time to set aside the “normal” curriculum and routines. Mike Farris, founder of Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), recently shared his advice for ways to give your children the best school year of their life.
Children have questions about what is going on in the world around them. You can create meaningful conversations and memories with our printable Memory Book & Time Capsule.
My Father’s World is making available two free multi-day activity packs at no charge for all families. These are designed with family fun and interaction in mind. These resources will help families focus on the truly important things of life – God, loving each other, and education as a family.
Use coupon code HSLA0531 for a FREE canvas library tote bag for orders over $75.
Two FREE ebooks from Notgrass History: Draw to Learn Psalms and Walking in Peace!
Also, be sure to grab your 60 day trial for Homeschool History.
You don’t need a PhD. to homeschool. Just be a parent and you’ll be fine. We’ll send you daily lesson plans with video instructions to help you through. We’ll tell you exactly what to do each day. You’ve got this!.
Check out this growing list of amazing opportunities and educational resources.
Are you looking for practical advice on how to talk to your children about what is happening in the world around us? Join Nancy Manos, Arizona Families for Home Education (AFHE), and Dr. Kathy Koch, Celebrate Kids, as they discuss ways to help your kids deal with these difficult times.
For only the second time in their history, Adventures in Odyssey is offering a 4 week free trial to AIO Club at no cost to you! What do you get? Over 900 episodes at your fingertips, 5 family log ins so no one will feel left out, and audio dramas that will engage your children’s hearts and minds and set them on a journey to head straight into God’s heart.
This Facebook group is set up to help existing and potential members of the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) on their homeschool journeys. We desire to provide a place for all homeschool parents and new parents who have unexpectedly had to take on homeschool activities.
While the Billy Graham Library is closed during the pandemic, there is a new way for you to experience the Library from your home. Stop by their website to find fun lesson plans, downloads, recipes, and more. They’ll be updating the website regularly, so be sure to check back often. Show off how you’re using the activities! Tag them on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #journeyfromhome. Random winners will be selected to receive items from Ruth’s Attic Bookstore.