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How to Have a Morning Meeting

How to Have a Morning Meeting
How to Have a Morning Meeting Your role as the parent changes over time. With young children you are a primarily a caretaker. As they enter elementary...
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Adjusting Homeschool Schedules

Adjusting Homeschool Schedules
Adjusting Homeschool Schedules When we were homeschooling, it seemed like I was adjusting our schedules every year. Each year our situation seemed unique, our schedule had different requirements, and my children had a different attitude.One year, I clearly explained what I hoped to accomplish during my tutoring time with each child:Tutor Time with Mom ~Update High School Records & Reading List & Congressional AwardBible: Read Aloud Memory Verse DailyChemistry:  Vocabulary, On your own questions and NarrationFrench: Check French dictation...
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A mom I know with several children once shared that she took her oldest child, a teen son, out to lunch every Friday to "conferen... Read More
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Schedule Free Time

Schedule Free Time
I always encourage parents to schedule free time.We worked our heavy academic subjects 4 days a week.  The 5th day was when we focused more on delight directed learning.  In elementary school, the 5th day was when we went to the park, or roller skating, or met with friends.  In high school, that was the day for my children to do special projects, or work on their electives. They had to get their math and foreign...
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