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This Year’s Homeschool Record Keeping Plan

A new year means the perfect chance to change some things up and try something new.  The tools I use to schedule our school year are changing.  Our state doesn’t require anything in terms of record keeping but I still like to keep track of what we plan to do and what we’ve actually done. … Continue reading This Year’s Homeschool Record Keeping Plan

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Our First School Vacation

We have reached our first planned break in our homeschool year. I shared my year-at-glance calendar and I’m thrilled that after seven weeks we are pretty much right on track. In this plan, I have scheduled a few weeks throughout the year when we will have time to catch up with school work or take… Continue reading Our First School Vacation

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Homeschool Year at a Glance Planning

I’m taking a bit of a different approach to record keeping and planning this year. I’m trying to find a balance between taking advantage of the flexibility of homeschooling and making sure that we stay on track and don’t slack off too often. Last year I tried to use Google Calendar to estimate the progress… Continue reading Homeschool Year at a Glance Planning

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Setting Weekly Homeschool Goals

In the brief time that we’ve been homeschooling it has become clear that it will be very easy for us to become sidetracked with all the extra activities. We’ve completed our ninth week but we only did 33 days of school and a few of those were just field trip days.  That’s less than four… Continue reading Setting Weekly Homeschool Goals

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Homeschool Organization – The Beginning

As we get closer to the start of our first homeschool year, I’m finding a lot of information online about organizing.  I see posts of countless variations of printable calendars and every kind of imaginable record keeping list.  I see many homeschool bloggers sharing their week by week (and sometimes day by day) plan for… Continue reading Homeschool Organization – The Beginning