I’m a member of a few different online homeschooling communities. Even after nearly three years of homeschooling, I still enjoy learning and finding out how others do it. In one of the communities, I recently read about something that is new to me: project based homeschooling. As far as I can tell so far, the … Continue reading Considering something new
One of the joys of homeschooling, as I’ve previously mentioned, is the flexibility to change things that don’t work. I had come up with what I thought was an excellent organization system that allowed me to see what we needed to do for the year and schedule things in a way that would allow us … Continue reading Changing things that aren’t working
Today, I’m going to vent. I have to. This has been driving me nuts for a while now, and I just have to get it off my chest. When I tell people we homeschool, or my kids say it, the first thing that comes out of just about everyone’s mouth is, “Well, as long as … Continue reading Do you even know what you’re talking about? I don’t think you do!
Once again, I’m reminded of the wonderful freedom we have in homeschooling. The plan, all summer, was to start school today. That’s what we do: we enjoy the last long weekend of summer and then that Tuesday, we start school and begin the structured learning again. But this year, the kids were begging for “just … Continue reading Fluidity