By Karen Doll
Homeschooling brings with it a plethora of busywork that only adds more stress to a homeschool mom’s already busy schedule. Letting your children keep their own logs is an easy way to lighten your load. Children can easily keep track of their learning progress in simple notebooks, planners, or on pre-printed pages. Think of the process as another hands-on project that teaches valuable skills.
Begin by Modeling…
“Once begun is half done…” I love this saying! And it rings so true here.
Teaching your age-appropriate child to keep his own log is similar to teaching him how to do his chores. Start by modeling for a few days to a week. Depending on what type of schedule you follow, modeling for an entire week may be necessary for your child to see how unique days are handled. Then, once they understand the basic idea, sit beside them as they fill in their log each day. There, you’re half done!
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