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homeschool planning

5 Things to Remember When You’re Planning Your Homeschool Curriculum

It’s getting to be about that time again — the season when many of us get the itch to start planning our next school year. Here are five things to keep in mind whether you are in the midst of planning or just trying to finish out this year. Include more than just books. A […]

Homeschooling

Making the Transition to the Charlotte Mason Method

We regularly receive e-mails and posts on the SCM Forum from parents asking, “How do I make the transition to using the Charlotte Mason method?” It’s a great question, and we would like to spend the next few weeks giving you some practical ideas and suggestions. (more…)

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Top Ten SCM Blog Posts from 2008

It’s January — a great time for looking back and looking ahead. We thought a fun way to look back would be to review our most popular posts for 2008. Perhaps you missed one of these topics or will find encouragement in reading them again. Either way, we hope you enjoy them. (more…)

Planning Bash at the CM Blog Carnival

Be sure to check out the biggest CM Blog Carnival yet! Cindy is hosting the Back to School Planning Bash over at On Our Journey Westward. She has posted more than forty entries from CMers, sharing ideas for Daily Schedules and Curriculum Choices, Schoolroom and Other Organizing Ideas, and Plans for Particular Subjects. Enjoy!

SCM at the NICHE Conference

We are in Iowa this week getting ready for the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators’ conference Friday and Saturday, June 6 and 7, in Des Moines. You can find the details on the NICHE site. Sonya will present a habits workshop, Smooth and Easy Days, based on our book Laying Down the Rails on […]

The Secret to Fresh Wits

We’ve all seen those looks: the glazed-over eyes, the dulled expressions, the partly-concealed yawns. Let’s face it, sometimes our children just “check out” during the school day. Are those dull wits an unavoidable part of homeschooling, or is there something we can do in our planning to encourage “fresh wits”? Charlotte Mason had a great […]

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