As most schools are finished or finishing, we are gearing up for our summer school schedule. We school year round for a number of reasons:
- too much is lost over a 3 month hiatus – we simply continue on and skip all the review lessons in a new book
- it helps to keep a schedule and, thereby, a better attitude in the home
- we get to do things either special projects or unfinished work
- it keeps limitations on outside activities/playtime, which can cause overstimulation and irritable attitudes
During the regular school year (Sept-May) we school 3 weeks on, 1 week off. In the summer we school every other week. This still affords lots of fun play time but keeps us plodding along.
This summer we are working on:
How are you and your children spending your summer?