As many homeschooling parents know, writing can be a difficult subject to teach. Even if your student understands grammar and can write well, many children simply do not like writing, resulting in poor content and a lot of complaining. It can be hard to teach writing if your student does not like it, or if you do not enjoy the subject either, for that matter.
Grammar is a tedious subject, but one that is so important. Why not hand over some of the responsibility to an online classroom? Here, your students can engage in grammar and writing assignments and even take quizzes. You can rest assured knowing they are learning grammar rules correctly, and they might be more motivated when they have to turn in assignments to someone other than their parent. While this is not a replacement for your teaching, it is a supplement. Of course, checking their homework and adding any additional writing work you feel necessary is still required. Continue Reading →