It is time for the 2019-2020 Homeschool Year Wrap up. This year has been like any other for my family. It started on a sour note in August with all three of my kids getting incredibly sick right as we were to start our first day of school. The kids had horrible fevers that lasted longer than normal, and couldn't easily be controlled by medicine or cool baths. We then immediately decided to … [Read more...] about 2019-2020 Homeschool Year Wrap up
We have made it to the end of the homeschool year! I'm sure you are just as happy as I am. But, since we are at the end of the year, we need to start thinking about going through our homeschool materials. It is the perfect time to spring clean your homeschool! When we talked about going through old homeschool materials and figuring out if we could sell them or not, we were mainly concentrating … [Read more...] about How to Spring Clean your Homeschool
Now that we know our purpose for creating a homeschool portfolio, and we have gathered all the supplies that are needed, as well as figuring out a general idea of what to include, it is now time to start assembling the homeschool portfolio itself. This is probably the part people are looking for most - homeschool portfolio ideas. Having homeschool portfolio ideas gets your creativity flowing, … [Read more...] about How to Create a Homeschool Portfolio – Finally Complete
Deciding what goes in your homeschool portfolio is going to be incredibly subjective. It will be determined by the laws in your state as to what is needed. I will be sharing what we include, but you may want to skip some things and add others in. The homeschool portfolio purpose is to show progress for your student during the school year. However, it also is part keepsake for that … [Read more...] about How to Create a Homeschool Portfolio – What to Include
The supplies are probably the favorite part of creating a homeschool portfolio. Why? We all seem to love office supplies, making things look pretty, and generally being creative. However, if you are looking for a more functional portfolio, less about pretty, and really only creating one to convey the progress of a student, we have you covered there as well! The first thing you will need in … [Read more...] about How to Create a Homeschool Portfolio – Supplies
As a homeschooler you most likely have an array of options in order to evaluate your child’s progress each year. Creating a homeschool portfolio is a popular option for many states. Before you start creating your homeschool portfolio, make sure you check with your state's requirements. In Maine we have the option of preparing a homeschool portfolio in order to show progress of our students … [Read more...] about How to Create a Homeschool Portfolio – What is the Purpose?