As 2018 is getting underway, I thought it would be fun to see what Classically Homeschooling’s most popular posts were for 2017. One things for certain. The 31 Days to a Well-Run Homeschool series was popular. Half of the posts came from that series alone!
Top 10 Most Popular Posts in 2017
This is a series I ran as part of a write 31 days in October challenge in 2016. The goal is to end the 31 days with a smoothly running homeschool. This post is the landing page from where you can read the other 30 posts. 30 posts about how to create a well-run homeschool!
These are 6 paper planners that I have tried and used over the years. I like each of these planners and tried to give you a feel for each planner so you can choose the one which will fit your needs the best.
When I sit down to plan my homeschool, I always start with my weekly schedule. I sit down and plug in all the recurring events such as church, park day, and swimming lessons. Then I step back and take a look. I can see how much time we have at home and if I need to cut back on our outside activities.
How long does homeschool really have to take? I know some people spend only a few minutes a day homeschooling while others work 7 or even 9 hour days! Here’s my estimates on how long you should spend homeschooling based on the different age groups. Let’s just say I don’t expect my little 1st grader to work anywhere near the hours that my 12th grader spends!
Have you been wanting to start a classical homeschool and don’t know where to start? Here’s your guide! I outlined an easy step by step approach to starting a classical homeschool.
A couple years ago I had 3 high school teenagers in my homeschool. That’s right, 3 of them! This is the schedule I used to homeschool my high school teens and stay on top of their work.
I really wish I could promise you that your homeschooled children will always be cheerful. But I can’t. Sometimes kids wake up on the wrong side of the bed. As a mom of 6 kids, I’ve seen bad attitudes many times! This post gives a few tips on how to handle your grumpy kids without losing your cool.
I have a question for you. Do you know why you’re homeschooling? What do you want in your homeschool? Read this post to find out why it’s so important to know why you’re homeschooling!
Above we took a why creating a weekly schedule is vital for your homeschool. Now that you have a weekly schedule, it’s time to create a daily schedule. And no, you don’t have to follow the daily schedule to the second. It’s a guide to how your days should flow so nothing gets forgotten in the chaos of daily life.
There comes a point in every child’s education where they need to learn how to outline. Outlining may be intimidating but it doesn’t have to be hard! Just follow these 4 easy steps and your child will be creating beautiful outlines in no time!
There you go: my ten most popular posts of 2017!