Using Lists in your Homeschool - how to stay organised, not forget the important things, and make reporting easy!

How to use lists in your homeschool

  Lists are the only way I keep track of anything. To-do lists, meal lists, to buy lists, wishlists – if it’s not on the list it really doesn’t get done. So it makes sense that lists are invaluable in our homeschool, too. We use lists to keep track of what we’ve done, to remember what we’d like to do, and to make sure everyone’s doing as much as they planned. Personally, I’ve found paper lists are my best friend. I’ve tried digital, but it’s just not concrete enough for me, and seeing as I usually don’t know where my…
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Homeschoolers aren't always at home! Learning while out and about - a homeschooling day in the life

Homeschoolers aren’t always at home – a homeschooling day in the life

  Sometimes, people think us homeschoolers are always at home. And while we do love being home, we're also regularly out and about, doing all sorts of interesting and mundane things, and learning from them. After all, living in the real world is how we learn to live in the real world!     Today, Rex has his yearly hearing test. He's moderately deaf and has been wearing hearing aids since he was two. A paediatric audiologist is only available in our regional centre, so we decide to make a day of it, as family, and a do a few…
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Waldorf Homeschooling - A Day in the Life from Fearless Homeschool

Waldorf – Inspired Homeschooling | A Homeschooling Day in the Life

Kirstee Lee Raki is a mum to two who lives in Queensland, Australia. She blogs at This Whole Home about her particular blend of holistic homeschooling and sustainable homemaking, and you can also find her on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube.  Kirstee also presented a brilliant workshop about Waldorf homeschooling as part of the Australian Homeschooling Summit, which you can access here.     Today I will share a typical home day with you with Nikolai, 8, and Wynter, 3. We use a 3 day week in our homeschool and cover all of our formal learning and bookwork in those…
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Homeschooling Q & A Wednesday - How do I know i'm doing it right? It’s the question that haunts many homeschooling parents – how do I know that I’m doing it right? I’m responsible for the education of my children and there’s no-one and nothing to tell me WHAT to do and WHEN to do it and HOW to do it and argh! Meltdown. Click through to find out if you're doing it right.

Homeschooling – Are you doing it right?

It’s the question that haunts many homeschooling parents – how do I know that I’m doing it right? I’m responsible for the education of my children and there’s no-one and nothing to tell me WHAT to do and WHEN to do it and HOW to do it and argh! Meltdown. To extend the question, without strict curriculum, and standards, and lots of other children to compare to and rank with, how on earth do we homeschoolers know that we’re doing a good job? How do we know this is all going to work out OK? To put it bluntly, we…
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Always Learning - a homeschooling day in the life featured on Fearless Homeschool.

Always Learning – a homeschooling day in the life

Nicola has always home educated her five children, aged 13, 10, 8, 5 & 2. They live in Yorkshire, UK. You can read more about their life on her blog, The World is their Classroom, and on Instagram. This is a typical Monday - Thursday for us. On Fridays we are quite autonomous. Weekends are filled with swimming lessons, cricket training, baking & visiting family and plenty of trips that tie in with their weekly learning!   8am - 10:30am - The children are up, dressed and have had breakfast.  They check the timetable and take out the folder of…
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Want to test Zero to Homeschool?

  Testing spaces are now full, and we're working through it. Sign up here if you're interested in joining the next round of Zero to Homeschool After a year of work, I'm ready to run Zero to Homeschool - but before I start charging full price, i'm doing a beta-test. Pilot program. Whatever you want to call it! I want to make sure that Zero to Homeschool is something that will make real, lasting, positive changes to your homeschool. Basically, i'm running the program in full, for a hugely reduced price (81% off, actually). All you need to do in…
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