Homeschooling Kindergarten 2011 -2012

We Begin with Kindergarten

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That’s not really true. We have been homeschooling since Thr Gerg was 2.5 although we called parenting. This past year (albeit very sporadically) we used the Calvert curriculum (PreK) level mixed with a lot of stuff that I created and some fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants ingenuity. We have been trying to find our footing, but with big changes in the near future regarding our housing situation, I have decided to start planning for The Tornado’s kindergarten year.

The truth is that because we are moving I have struggled with the decision to homeschool The Tornado. I am tempted to send them to kindergarten because it would be nice if they learned all that I loathe, phonics, how to use scissors, and patience, but I know deep in my heart that homeschooling is in their best interest. I admit that as an only child, they are often alone and lonely and they longs for the “fun” that seems to be had in school by the numerous TV children who attend. BUT I know that there are ways to combat and I have a plan.

And this blog will help keep us going.