A Day in the Life a Newly Independent Learner

A few weeks ago I shared some tips for working towards independent learning in your homeschool. I wanted to revisit this topic by sharing what a day in the life of a newly independent learner looks like. My daughter, who is 11 years old, is relatively new at the full-time independent learning gig. She has been doing her own reading and math homework for quite awhile, but it wasn't until last … [Read more...]

Working towards Independence in your Homeschool

One of the key skills that we as homeschoolers can impart our students is to teach them how to learn independently. This is a gradual process, but today I want to share with you three steps for getting your students started on the road to independent learning. What is independent learning? Independent learning is a style of education that focuses on independent study under the guidance of a … [Read more...]