We are entering our 9th year of homeschooling this year. This year begins a phase in our homeschooling when I will have one at each level. I am homeschooling one in high school, one in middle school, and one in elementary school.
High School (10th Grade):
One of the big changes for high school this year is that we are focusing on completing some CLEP credit. Over the summer she took her first CLEP Exam – US History I. She will be at least completing two more this year, both Psychology and Sociology. We haven’t decided on the math, history or science as of yet. We will see how the year goes.
You can check out my series on CLEP (College Level Examination Program). I will be adding to it as we go.
Middle School (6th Grade):
The Big Book of Homeschooling
To get tons of great advice, and move beyond the basics of academics, pick up a copy of The Big Book of Homeschool Ideas. Some topics included are things like active learning, learning with video games, using LEGO bricks for learning, teaching on the road, learning with movies, high school literature, and gardening.
This book can carry you through all your years of homeschooling, covering the stages your children will mature through: preschoolers, elementary grades, middle school, and high school. As your life situation changes, you will find new chapters that apply to you. You can view the full table of contents to see all 103 topics!
iHomeschool Network’s Not Back to School Blog Hop – 2014 Schedule:
- Week 1: Monday August 4 – Curriculum Hop
- Week 2: Monday August 11 – School Room Hop
- Week 3: Monday August 18 – Student Photo Hop
- Week 4: Monday August 25 – Day in the Life Hop