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The hurdle of experience - I want to teach science session, part 2 {Episode 42}

March 19, 2018 2 min read

The hurdle of experience - I want to teach science session, part 2 {Episode 42}

Do you feel like you don't have what it takes to teach science? My friends, it should not be so - you are your child's perfect teacher and with the right tool, you can teach science! In today's episode, we are going to chat about the second hurdle that can stand in the way of you wanting to teach science - experience. 

Hi, I’m Paige Hudson and you are listening to the Tips for Homeschool Science Show where we are breaking down the lofty concepts of science into building blocks you can use in your homeschool!

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Highlights

You are your child's perfect teacher and with the right tool, you can teach science.

There is a misconception that science in a lofty subject best left to the experts.

Truth: The bulk of science can be understood, appreciated, and taught by a homeschooling mom.

The key here is to get a good curriculum, meaning it contains these three keys for teaching science, from a trusted source.

  • Key #1 – Performing Hands-on Scientific Tests
  • Key #2 – Gathering Information
  • Key #3 – Keeping a Record

How to choose science curriculum that will work for you:

  1. Figure out your goals for teaching science.
  2. Determine your student’s learning style.
  3. Decide how you would prefer to learn.
  4. Choose what you would like to study.

Having the right curriculum in place will provide you with the tools you need to teach science no matter what your experience is with the subject!

Takeaway Tidbits

Myth: Science is a lofty subject that can only be taught by experts. Truth: You can teach science! (Pin this Tidbit)
No matter your experience, you can teach science with the right tools in your hands. (Pin this Tidbit)
Your science curriculum is a tool, not a master. Mold it to fit your family. (Pin this Tidbit)

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See the full conference session - I want to teach science, but these three hurdles stand in my way.

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