This is what Miss 6 did this past week:We wound up not doing school on Friday. Each day, we spent about 2 hours on these things, and some more time reading, watching educational videos, and playing with purpose. All About Reading Level 1 Lessons 10 & 11 (review)Zanner Blosser Handwriting K p. 127-130Spelling Workout A … Continue reading March 29th Weekly Accountability Post
When I started homeschooling my oldest, I was a single mom going to grad school. A year in, I left grad school and started my own business. I've been running that business (and others) now for 12 years. I know a lot of us have been thrown into homeschooling & facilitating distance learning at the … Continue reading Working From Home While Homeschooling
I'm joining in the Timberdoodle Blog Hop again today, and I wanted to talk about planning. I'm a big fan of planning. I feel like even if I don't follow the plan exactly, if I have a plan, that's a huge boost to getting things done. It helps to eliminate the risk of decision fatigue. … Continue reading Overview of the Homeschooling Planning Tools I Use
One challenge parents struggle with is determining what to teach. In the case where you're homeschooling through K-12 or an online school, that information is often provided for you, but if you want to veer from what's prescribed, how do you figure out what to teach, and what constitutes covering a given subject? Providing A … Continue reading How Do You Know What to Teach?
Wow. None of us expected to be where we are right now. It's overwhelming, it's a little bit scary, and we have our kids to keep calm and occupy. Last summer, we'd made a decision that we'd send our kids to public school, but that I would "afterschool" and do summer enrichment wtih them. Our … Continue reading Tips for Temporarily Homeschooling