What does homeschooling look like?
I read aloud to my children for 1/2 hour per day, 4 days a week, until they started community college at 16 and 18. They read independently about 1 hour per day. I used Sonlight curriculum, mostly, and that helped me with my book choices. In high school, I chose the longest/most difficult books to read aloud.
I loved hearing what your days looked like in homeschooling high school, Lee! It helps to hear how others do it. I'm planning on reading aloud (to my 9th and 11th grader, for lit this year) Pride & Prejudice, Gullivers Travels, A Tale of 2 Cities, Mere Christianity,& One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich or The Cost of Discipleship. Any thoughts on these? How long did you read usually and how did you decide which books to read aloud? Thanks a million
The transition to homeschooling, from public or private school, can take some time. Even when parents and children are eager to homeschool, the change in attitude may not happen immediately. If you are you ready to take the plunge and start homeschooling for the first time, read on for some helpful tips.
Homeschooling high school can seem challenging, but it can
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Quick Start : Keys to High School Success
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Intermediate : Delight Directed Learning
Advanced : Getting the Big Scholarships
Encouragement : Finding the Faith to Homeschool High School (live)
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It's time to enjoy the summer while doing a bit of planning for the homeschool year ahead. Here are some July homeschool calendar reminders to make the most of your free time!
Middle School: Encourage reading this summer. 7 Ways to Encourage Reading in Middle School
Freshmen: Encourage reading this summer. Choose library books from my College Bound Reading List