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Homeschooling with Dry Erase Wallpaper

Homeschooling is the practice of educating school-aged children at home rather than sending them to school. Homeschooling has existed since the dawn of civilization, but it has come back in vogue in modern times as the preferred method of education that certain families have adopted for their children.

So what is homeschooling, what is its history, and how do you succeed at the task of homeschooling your kids? Let's dive in! 

The History of Homeschooling

Homeschooling was the common practice of civilizations for centuries to educate their children while still having their help in the household. Only the wealthy had access to personal tutors who would educate their children in the home, leaving most children's education up to the local community.

The earliest public schools in western culture were established during the Reformation with the encouragement of Martin Luther in 1524 and 1527. Despite the advent of schools, home education and apprenticeship remained the main form of education until the 1830s. By the beginning of the 19th century, formal classroom schooling soon became the most common means of schooling in developed countries, resulting in children going to schoolhouses to receive an education. 

Due to compulsory school attendance laws, homeschooling began declining in common practice in the 19th and 20th centuries. Laws were created that required children aged seven and older to attend school unless they were deemed mentally or physically unable to attend or had urgent needs at home. Parents who did not comply with these laws could be fined for failing to do so to ensure that children were receiving the education they needed. Homeschooling fell out of favor with most of the population and became limited to more rural areas.

old photo of children sitting in a classroom

Despite homeschooling becoming relatively rare, a significant resurgence of the practice occurred in the 1960s and 1970s. This originated from education reformists dissatisfied with the industrialized education system and felt they should educate their children themselves. Today, homeschooling is a relatively widespread form of education and a legal alternative to public or private education in many communities. 

The popular resurgence of homeschooling in modern times has led to a broad spectrum of homeschooling methods that looks very different from household to household. From highly structured forms based on traditional classroom-based learning to freer forms such as "unschool," homeschooling families now represent 3 to 4% of all American households.

 

Homeschooling and Dry Erase Wallpaper

One big challenge of homeschooling your child is keeping them focused during their schooling. This can easily be achieved by creating a designated space for your child's learning. This does not mean you must create a classroom within your household, but a space where your child knows their learning time is critical.

child homeschooling with whiteboard

Having your learning take place in a separate room from playtime allows the students to understand that different household locations represent different stages of the day. Creating a learning-only space will help your child, especially younger ones, understand the different spheres within their homeschooling experience.

This mentality can be achieved through the integration of dry erase wallpaper in your home. Dry erase wallpaper has many benefits within the homeschooling experience. 

Opti-RiteⓇ Dry Erase Wallpaper provides unlimited space for brainstorming, creative thinking, and work. The introduction of dry erase walls allows dead space to become the new collaboration center. You can write, brainstorm or doodle across all four walls. Opti-RiteⓇ allows the opportunity for the flexibility of teaching. 

The added benefit of erasability of dry erase wallpaper allows children to feel confident in their learning experience. Simply wiping away mistakes allows timid students to build confidence in their learning experience. They are not focusing on how they did it wrong but on the ability to restart and try to solve the problem again. 

Finally, the concept of Opti-RiteⓇ is fun, engaging, and unique to many students out there. Kids love being able to doodle, do work and write on the wall without getting in trouble. I mean, who wouldn’t love a dry erase wall! 

Opti-RiteⓇ allows students unlimited room to express themselves in the classroom through learning and imagination. Students are more motivated and engaged in learning when they find enjoyment in their performing activities. Group assignments on dry erase walls make learning fun and benefit from teamwork, confidence-building, and leadership skills.

 

Are you looking to order your own Opti-Rite Dry Erase Wallpaper? 

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Homeschooling is the practice of educating school-aged children at home rather than sending them to school. Homeschooling has existed since the dawn of civilization, but it has come back in vogue in modern times as the preferred method of education that certain families have adopted for their children.

So what is homeschooling, what is its history, and how do you succeed at the task of homeschooling your kids? Let's dive in! 

The History of Homeschooling

Homeschooling was the common practice of civilizations for centuries to educate their children while still having their help in the household. Only the wealthy had access to personal tutors who would educate their children in the home, leaving most children's education up to the local community.

The earliest public schools in western culture were established during the Reformation with the encouragement of Martin Luther in 1524 and 1527. Despite the advent of schools, home education and apprenticeship remained the main form of education until the 1830s. By the beginning of the 19th century, formal classroom schooling soon became the most common means of schooling in developed countries, resulting in children going to schoolhouses to receive an education. 

Due to compulsory school attendance laws, homeschooling began declining in common practice in the 19th and 20th centuries. Laws were created that required children aged seven and older to attend school unless they were deemed mentally or physically unable to attend or had urgent needs at home. Parents who did not comply with these laws could be fined for failing to do so to ensure that children were receiving the education they needed. Homeschooling fell out of favor with most of the population and became limited to more rural areas.

old photo of children sitting in a classroom

Despite homeschooling becoming relatively rare, a significant resurgence of the practice occurred in the 1960s and 1970s. This originated from education reformists dissatisfied with the industrialized education system and felt they should educate their children themselves. Today, homeschooling is a relatively widespread form of education and a legal alternative to public or private education in many communities. 

The popular resurgence of homeschooling in modern times has led to a broad spectrum of homeschooling methods that looks very different from household to household. From highly structured forms based on traditional classroom-based learning to freer forms such as "unschool," homeschooling families now represent 3 to 4% of all American households.

 

Homeschooling and Dry Erase Wallpaper

One big challenge of homeschooling your child is keeping them focused during their schooling. This can easily be achieved by creating a designated space for your child's learning. This does not mean you must create a classroom within your household, but a space where your child knows their learning time is critical.

child homeschooling with whiteboard

Having your learning take place in a separate room from playtime allows the students to understand that different household locations represent different stages of the day. Creating a learning-only space will help your child, especially younger ones, understand the different spheres within their homeschooling experience.

This mentality can be achieved through the integration of dry erase wallpaper in your home. Dry erase wallpaper has many benefits within the homeschooling experience. 

Opti-RiteⓇ Dry Erase Wallpaper provides unlimited space for brainstorming, creative thinking, and work. The introduction of dry erase walls allows dead space to become the new collaboration center. You can write, brainstorm or doodle across all four walls. Opti-RiteⓇ allows the opportunity for the flexibility of teaching. 

The added benefit of erasability of dry erase wallpaper allows children to feel confident in their learning experience. Simply wiping away mistakes allows timid students to build confidence in their learning experience. They are not focusing on how they did it wrong but on the ability to restart and try to solve the problem again. 

Finally, the concept of Opti-RiteⓇ is fun, engaging, and unique to many students out there. Kids love being able to doodle, do work and write on the wall without getting in trouble. I mean, who wouldn’t love a dry erase wall! 

Opti-RiteⓇ allows students unlimited room to express themselves in the classroom through learning and imagination. Students are more motivated and engaged in learning when they find enjoyment in their performing activities. Group assignments on dry erase walls make learning fun and benefit from teamwork, confidence-building, and leadership skills.

 

Are you looking to order your own Opti-Rite Dry Erase Wallpaper? 

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