Vary activities in the school morning

When you vary your children’s homeschool activities you can accomplish more school work in less time. You’ve heard the expression “A change is as good as a rest.” The same idea applies to your child’s school morning. Take a few minutes to think about what each subject requires of your children – fine motor skills, careful thought, quiet listening – and then try to make sure that as they move from one subject to the next there is variety in what is required of them. Continue reading “Vary activities in the school morning”

Stay Home to Do School

How many days a week do you stay home and do school? Homeschoolers have so many options and so much freedom now, that we’re often out and about during school hours. Have you ever stopped to think about whether all of the activities you have chosen add to your child’s education or detract from the important learning that should happen every day. If you have a crazy busy weekday schedule, cutting activities and staying at home will help you homeschool well.

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