In my early years as a home educator I liked to have detailed homeschool plans and colour coded timetables. But after a few months, I’d be back at the computer revising my plans. I felt I’d failed. However as each year closed and I looked back at what I had actually done I realised that I had made progress. ...
Is the NESA Syllabus different from the Australian Curriculum?
BOSTES has changed its name to NESA
If you are getting registered to homeschool in NSW then you know that the NESA Home Schooling package requires your educational program to be “based on the relevant board of studies syllabus and content. “
Last year I read Cindy Rollin’s book Mere Motherhood. I loved reading her story as she muddled through her journey working out her homeschool groove. She coined a phrase which has become a buzz word in homeschool circles these days – Morning Time.
Simply put, Morning Time is spending time each day doing a handful of ...
I was asked if I could post my Year 10 homeschool resources.
I have designed this curriculum to suit my 14 and 16 year olds. In NSW that is Stage 5 – Year 9 and 10. Both children will follow a similar schedule. All their work will go into their high school workbox trolleys.
Adding Structure To Your Day With Homeschool Workboxes
I’m a fairly unstructured person, my husband is the opposite. He was always telling me that I needed to be more organised with my homeschool and I would dutifully write up timetables and checklists but I never followed them and I never checked off my lists. If the day’s routine went askew ...