Educating Kids At Home

You can do it too!

Join the millions of other parents who are making the move to home based education and virtual learning. Learn how you can provide your child a world-class education from the safety and comfort of your own home. This course is the perfect way to begin taking control of your child's education.
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  • Setting Up A Home Learning Environment

    Learn the keys to creating a home learning area that facilitates learning, limits distractions and reduces stress

  • Choosing The Best Curriculum For Your Child

    Discover why your lifestyle and child's learning needs are so important when choosing a homeschool curriculum plan

  • Testing And Advanced Education Preparation

    Benchmark your child's progress while preparing them for college or occupational training

  • Virtual Education Options

    Explore the many opportunities of both partial and complete online learning platforms

  • Parenting Versus Teaching

    Learn how to effectively define your role as your child's educator as you encourage an atmosphere of growth

  • Legal Requirements

    Simplify the complexities of homeschool regulations to ensure you protect yourself and your child

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Access this course for 30 days

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Bonus material

  • Time-Saving Links

    Each module of this course has time-saving links to resources on the web about specific topics, saving you hours of searching for information you need.

  • Legal Contact Emergency Guide

    This course also contains a document that you can download and print that will give you a guide to follow if you are ever contacted by authorities at your home. Keep it by your door.

  • Bonus Videos

    Scaly Adventures and Tanya Curren are constantly releasing free media for and about young people. You will be notified when new material is released on YouTube when you join our mailing list.

Meet The Instructor | Tanya Curren

Award-winning Educator, TV Personality and Mother

Director of Education, Scaly Adventures TV Series

Tanya Curren

Tanya Curren is an award-winning educator and the co-creator of the "Scaly Adventures ®" television series. A former nationally board-certified educator, Tanya has experience in the public, private and home educational fields. She earned her Bachelor's of Science in Education degree from Kennesaw State University in 1995 and began her education career in Miami, Florida. She has also taught in Georgia and South Carolina. Her specialty is in early childhood education. She is the co-creator of the "Scaly Adventures" television series, a broadcast television series that airs weekly on 6 continents on multiple networks. In this role, she serves as the Director of Education for Scaly Adventures®, where she develops in-school and virtual presentations for youth of all ages. Her focus is directed at motivational messaging to youth with special emphasis on animals and adventure, STEM/STEAM career paths, self-esteem, anti-bullying, diversity and inclusion, substance abuse prevention, youth mental health and suicide prevention. She is Certified in Youth Mental Health First Aid with the National Council for Behavioral Health. She has been recognized for her work by the State of South Carolina in a formal House Resolution. Additionally, she was awarded the Environmental Educational Association of South Carolina's Non-Profit of the Year. Most recently, she was inducted into the Kennesaw State College Bagwell College of Education's Educator Hall Of Fame. Tanya makes her home in the upstate of South Carolina with her husband Rick. Her son, Pierce is a full scholarship student at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Tanya educated Pierce at home from kindergarten through his graduation from high school.

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    MODULE 1: Introduction To Course | Meet The Instructor

    • How To Use This Thinkific Course

    • MODULE 1: Meet The Instructor | Tanya Curren

    • AUDIO BONUS: Tanya Curren Radio Interview With Joey Hudson

  • 2

    MODULE 2: Creating A Learning Area

    • MODULE 2: Creating A Learning Area

  • 3

    MODULE 3: Parenting Versus Teaching

    • MODULE 3: Parenting Versus Teaching

  • 4

    MODULE 4: Selecting A Curriculum

    • MODULE 4: Selecting A Curriculum Or Virtual School

  • 5

    MODULE 5: Legal Requirements

    • MODULE 5: Legal Requirements

  • 6

    MODULE 6: Testing And Advanced Education Preparation

    • MODULE 6: Testing And Advanced Education Preparation

  • 7

    Module 7: Closing Thoughts

    • MODULE 7: Closing Thoughts

    • Course Survey - Please take a minute to let us know how we did.

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