The 2017-2018 homeschool year is over and it’s time to look back.
What worked? What didn’t?
What will we continue to use and what do we need to ditch?
I shared my thoughts on our school year during a Facebook Live. Learn what worked and what didn’t work for our family this year.
I realize this is a pretty long video.
A lot of folks asked me for a cheat sheet. That’s actually hard to provide because a lot of things we tried were great, but there are specific reasons that they didn’t work for us.
Here are a few tips for “skimming” the video:
You will find links to everything I talk about below in the order I discuss the curriculum. You can fast forward to the content you are most interested in hearing about.
What didn’t work in a nutshell:
In general, my Happy Planner was too big. I decided to return to bullet journaling for my home and work schedule. I create a separate planner for school.
My loop schedule didn’t work in a loop. Instead, it became a list of ideas to choose from and we focused on what we were inspired to look at that day.
Our content areas worked out really well for the most part. I shared some of our favorite things.
Notes: What did and didn’t work this year
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She believes that creativity, laughter, and fun are the backbone for engaging and inspiring homeschools. You can find her encouragement and tips on this blog, Not Before 7.
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