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My Goal is to help you design your homeschool!

There's not one 'right' way to do it ...

It's your family, so - Design it YOUR way!

It's my joy to share the journey with you...

Welcome - to new and veteran homeschoolers to your step by step guide to home schooling. This site is here to help you develop an individualized educational approach and design your own curriculum.

 What is the best homeschooling approach for us? How do I start homeschooling? Keep reading..

My Site as a Homeschool Guide

My site is filled with helpful homeschool advice across 100's of pages - so I have developed it as a guide to homeschooling - 7 steps to follow to help you map out how to homeschool. The steps are pictured below and they are mirrored on the top navigation bar for easy access so you don't have to feel lost!

Goals

As a family, you can decide what is important, what educational goals to pursue and how to go about it.

Imagine developing your own individual home school approach that reflects these goals, complements your lifestyle and is based on your own decisions, not someone else's. 

Let me help you Design Your Homeschool in your own unique way. 

Confidence

I want you to know that the aim of my site is to give you the courage to homeschool, tools and information as well as a bunch of suggestions and ideas.

What is keeping you afloat in the tough times? Read about Homeschooling Support ...

Curriculum

Remember that when you are choosing your home school curriculum, you are the Master and the curriculum you may choose to buy, must be the slave.

More Guidelines for Choosing Homeschool Curriculum

How to Start Homeschooling

Individualized, Tailor Made Home Education - across the Learning Stages

Teaching Highschool

Homeschooling in Highschool?  YES.. you can!

There are many ways to approach the high school homeschool     years. Help them find their passions and follow their interests.

Self Education

Set up Individual Learning Contracts to develop independent learners.

More perspectives on individualized home education and practical ways to create a stimulating home environment.

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Reading - so much fun - especially when you do it together!

Read Alouds

Because everyone enjoys a good book!

If you can only do one thing with your kids ... read aloud every day.

Recommendations here.

Teaching Literature

Fully immerse yourself in Literature ...

Reading Strategies

Simple, easy to implement reading strategies ...

Easy way to keep home school records ...

Educating the Whole Child: Easy Record Keeping Template to help you.
Read  more about the how to keep records - not just for Academics!

That making a schedule gets really easy with a Homeschool Planner
All the homeschooling planning pages you need! Ready for 2016

Language Arts Lessons can be designed and created by you...

Learning Language arts through literature is about using literature as a base to teach handwriting, spelling, writing techniques, grammar and punctuation. This is done by selecting a model of excellent literature and drawing all the language arts from this.  More about teaching and learning language arts through literature.

10 Easy Steps to Create your own Language Arts Lessons 

Teach Language Arts by creating Lesson Plans based on Fables or modelling other literature.  


Language Arts Lessons with Aesop's Fables

Use Fables as a starting point for creative writing and for developing structure and style. More about the Ten Day Outline to teaching literature through Aesop's Fables.

Creative Writing Prompts

Here are some Narration starters which you can use as creative writing prompts. They can be used for both oral and written narrations. Creative Writing Ideas here.

Love of Learning with History Living Books in different Time Periods:

Create your Renaissance & Reformation Study with these suggestions

Homeschool Science is so cool with these experiments!

I want to show you examples of the various homeschooling approaches

And once you've checked out the homeschooling approaches ... you can custom how you would design your own home school approach.

More on Homeschool Organization 

Snippets of what you'll find on my site:  From Planning Tools to Teaching Specific Subjects..

Every family is different. What is so great about homeschooling is that you can design your own home school approach to learning by writing a tailor made program to fit your children's needs, abilities and personalities.



Trust Yourself ... Trust your decision ... Above all - Trust God!

You have been courageous by stepping out to homeschool and we all need encouragement on the journey. 

Join me on the Keep on Track Homeschool Ezine for ongoing support and articles of encouragement.

Have a question? Ask me here.

What is keeping you afloat in the tough times? Read about Homeschooling Support ...

Not sure what to do next - 
Learn how to work through my site.  Go to the  Homeschooling Guide

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