I think homeschoolers can count some of those extra curriculars within their school hours - and I think they also can count things that are done in the summer. That's why it's important not to over do it during the school year, you know? Margin is SO important!
The stereotype for college-bound highschoolers these days is 6 hours at school, a couple of hours at an extracurricular activity afterwards, and 2-3 hours of homework at night. They don't sleep!
I'm wondering how many clock-hours 6-8 classes per year takes for most homeschoolers, and whether as homeschoolers we can give our kids a little more time to think and breathe than the above schedule?
As I prepare for our first year of high school, this is the morning that several of my dd's subjects are spread across my kitchen table. I'm considering exactly how her 7 credits will fit in with each other. Your timely post is an encouragement to me that we ARE on track, that this is do-able. Thank you!
Not everyone has a homeschool convention nearby. No fair! Let me help you with that! Today you can sign up for a convention all of your own, that you can
Ahhhh, summer! It's the best season ever! June rolls around and our priorities turn to camping, vacation, snuggling young children, relaxing in a hammock, and reading great books. Have some
Electives are subjects your children do on their own and they aren't always something you assign. You'll learn how to put high school electives on your transcript. And, we'll go in depth on some