Homeschool Schedules

Hupostasis = Faith

One of the things that people ask me most is what our “homeschool day” looks like.  Homeschool will look different in every home depending on:
-how many outside activities you are involved in-whether your kids (and/or you) do well with structure
-your “homeschool style” (un-schooling vs traditional)
-when you and your children work best (morning, afternoon, evening)
-the age of your children
-your work schedule (if you work outside the home)

I have nothing against a more loosely scheduled day or even un-schooling if that works for you and your kids, but for me and for my children (at least for now), we all do better with a much more structured day.  No, we do not have a strict schedule that we stick to every day, but we do often make schedules when I feel like we are getting to out of control.  Usually we work from lists.  Over the…

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Summer Reading Programs A La Scholastic

No matter what age your kids are summer reading programs are abounding in every nook and cranny. wordgirl2

 

Scholastic believes that every child has to read in the summer and most parents agree with that as well.

Welcome to the Scholastic Summer Challenge – a free online program designed to motivate and excite your children around reading books this summer. The Summer Challenge is an easy and fun way for kids to log the minutes they spend reading as they earn rewards and help Read for the World Record.

Here’s How You Can Get Involved:

From: http://www.scholastic.com/ups/campaigns/src-2013/parent