It is easy to be so focused on taking the next step that you forget to look up and make sure you are still on the right path. Here’s a look at why it’s important to evaluate your journey on the homeschool path and how to avoid some dangers of not seeing the big picture.
I’ve tried to be a paper planner. I see all of the cute planners out there for personal and homeschool planning and want to use one. And yet, I keep going back to my electronic planners. I have found though that I am not a purist in either camp. Here’s my experience with electronic and paper planners and how I found that a combination of the two works best for us.
There are just some days you wish you had a reset button for everyone in the house. I’ve found that taking breaks can often be just that button for us. In today’s episode of the Triumphant Minute, I’m talking about the importance of scheduling breaks in your homeschool and how you can make that happen.
I tried a new method of planning our next homeschool year and it made the planning process so much easier! I had been reading about how other people use mind maps to organize their thoughts so I wanted to try it when planning our homeschool curriculum. I loved how mind maps allowed me to see the big picture and how different subjects are related. It also allowed me to think outside the box and remember that not all learning is academic. Learn how you can use mind maps in your planning process.
Does the thought of planning your next homeschool school year excite or terrify you? The planning process can be overwhelming. The key to simplify homeschool planning is to break the planning process down into small enough pieces so you can focus on the next task instead of being overwhelmed. Here’s the process I use to plan our homeschool year.