classical homeschooling · Curriculum · Mathematics · Prep

Play-based maths in the first year of learning: the foundations

This is the first post in a four part series that I’m hoping to write over the next few weeks. As I go along, I’ll string the posts together with links. This is my second turn around at doing a prep/foundation year with one of my kids. One of my general goals for this first… Continue reading Play-based maths in the first year of learning: the foundations

Curriculum · classical homeschooling · Year 2

Year 2 – a classical education plan

The year is drawing to a close and I’m only now just documenting what we covered for Year 2 in 2018. I submit a lengthy plan to our state education department that covers all of our content, resources and ideas for the year and here’s an overview of what we did: English, Literature and Language… Continue reading Year 2 – a classical education plan

Book recommendations · classical homeschooling · Curriculum · morning time · reading

Morning Time in Term 3, 2018

This year, I’ve been practicing a morning time with the kids to start our days, with great success. For me, the keys to making it work are several: Planning: I plan out all of what I want to cover, my resources and Bible readings in advance at the beginning of the term. I print out… Continue reading Morning Time in Term 3, 2018