Saturday, February 06, 2016

Year Round Homeschooling

In our home, we, basically, homeschool year round. Our goal, per state mandates, is 180 days a year x 4 hours a day. We try to intersperse those throughout the year so that we can take breaks whenever we want.

When people come to visit, I drop my expectations to 2 hours a day.

When we go out of town, we take the week off, or take it mostly off.

When something happens, like an unexpected illness or an opportunity for a fun field trip, we do it.

Going year round allows for that flexibility.

Here is a great article that shares this sentiment. 

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