Part 4: “Chunking” and Curriculum Choosing

I learned a long time ago to "chunk" my kids' school years. I take each child and break their school years into workable chunks, like this: Katie: (K - 3rd)  (4th - 6th)  (7th - 9th) (10th - 12th) Inside of these chunks, I have a list of skills that I want to see accomplished. [...]

Step 2: Praying for each child

Step 2 starts with a review of our family goals. * That we grow in our own personal relationships with Jesus *That we hide His Word in our hearts *That we all grow in our maturity and relationships *That our children grow in the areas of information but through the Biblical Worldview based on what God says *That their [...]

Step 1:Pre-planning

I decided to blog the process of school planning this year. I recently asked the group on my Jellybean Jar Publications Facebook page if anyone would be interested in seeing the rather unglamorous process I go through each year; the response was overwhelmingly positive! Before I start this, I want to make sure everyone reading these [...]