Whether you’re a planner or a master of go with the flow, if you and your learners differ in your preferences, you may find yourself struggling.
Many view summer as synonymous with travel, but how does this track for homeschoolers?
how do we deal with state regulations—specifically, those related to required subjects? We fold it all in during our planning phase.
You don’t know what you don’t know. You have to discover it, explore ideas, think them over, and make adjustments. We are always evolving, changing from moment to moment.
Truth is, while an indie education means you get to do everything yourself, it doesn’t mean that you have to do it all by yourself.
A worry that both seasoned and new homeschoolers share is, “Am I doing this right?” We’re no exception. After all, grades—an evaluation tool common in traditional schools—are of minimal value for homeschoolers.
Even though evaluation might be easy to do, talking about it is a tricky thing.
It’s easy to see that content is important, but harder to see that it’s best when it serves—rather than dictates to—learners and learning.
There are a lot of things that make homeschooling worth doing, but the opportunity to engage with your kids in a way that matters is one of my favorites.
When it comes to homeschooling, what do you love most and what do you find most challenging?