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Planning for art appreciation is one way to make sure it happens. Many times we leave the planning to chance and then when our busy week hits, we find ourselves dropping this important and fun subject from the schedule. Art and music appreciation is the counter-balance to all your academic subjects and for certain kinds of learners it is the breath of fresh air they
Often I am asked by new homeschoolers about how to make an overall plan for the year. They are looking for the nuts and bolts of putting lots of great ideas together because they tend to get overwhelmed by the whole process. I shared the following ideas with a friend and I hope they help with planning the homeschool year and encourage readers here at
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The resource I’m sharing this month isn’t actually curriculum, but it is helping me with the home part of homeschooling. I’ve tried various chore charts, including one with tabs and tokens and hooks. It was a good idea, but it was so complicated I quickly tired of it. Then set up a filing box divided by task frequency: daily, weekly, monthly. That, too, worked for
If lessons are meant to be creative, mine fail. This year, lessons are pretty much straight from the book. Commendable plans smolder in my thoughts. Our idea books are perused often, but not by me. My son has taken to finding his own creativity. I applaud his efforts. Pilgrim’s Progress When I asked him to record the characters in Pilgrim’s Progress, he hunted for Alternatives
I have taken to buying books–lots of books. I buy literature from a local used bookstore and lots of resource books from mega-bookstores and my local used homeschool store. I like to buy books that I can refer to over and over for ideas and inspiration. I need to jazz up my lessons but I’m not always sure how to do it. Once I have