Starting off the school year at full speed seems natural since there is so much to learn, and we want to get our routines in place as soon as possible. But if you’ve taken a significant break, coming in like a wrecking-ball can cause trouble within just a few days’ time. This suggested method is … Continue reading Homeschool Lite: Ease into Your Year
Mapping a Plan for High School
The number one question I hear over and over again is: “How can you homeschool through high school?” The answer is a resounding, “yes, you can!” The first step in conquering this task is to make a four year plan. When my oldest approached high school age, he was interested in going to college. So, … Continue reading Mapping a Plan for High School
Plan a School Year in Five Steps
Planning our homeschool journey is by far my favorite thing to do each year. There is something heavenly about dreaming of the future. What goals do we want to achieve as a family, for each of my children, and for goals do I have for myself? Every year I build a planner for the year. … Continue reading Plan a School Year in Five Steps
Tips for Homeschooling Middle School Students
by Andrea Hogue Tip #1: What to Do When Choose the two hardest subjects and do those first. At most, spend one well-spent hour per subject. Don’t do more. Assess why there is work left. Was too much work assigned? Was the student wasting time? Decide: Should homework be assigned? Should your expectations change for … Continue reading Tips for Homeschooling Middle School Students
Juggling Home Education with Employment
Andrea Hogue shares with us a series of videos on juggling home education and employment. Teaching your children to be self-sufficient is not only good for you, it’s good for their long-term benefit. Introduction and a Visual Schedule Using a Work Box to Help Students Learn to Self-Govern The Importance of Snack Management in a … Continue reading Juggling Home Education with Employment
Thrust Into Home Education? Let Us Help.
Usually, the decision to educate your children at home is made with lots of consideration and prayer. However, due to recent events with the COVID-19 outbreak, many parents have found that they have been suddenly thrust into home education, even if only temporarily. Whether this is a temporary situation for you, or if you have … Continue reading Thrust Into Home Education? Let Us Help.