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  • Third Step: Add the Rest Priorities Here’s one of the realities of home education: It won’t go exactly as planned. (Sort of like life.) In order to stay sane, you need to prioritize your student’s activities. That way, when you have a bad day, get sick, go through a family emergency, travel, or find yourself with...

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  • Third Step: Add the Rest The Non-Core Subjects: How to Add Them In Once you’re comfortably completing your core subjects, you can begin to add in non-core subjects. Just keep the following in mind… It’s very easy to overschedule students, particularly high-achieving ones. It’s better to feel slightly under-committed than slightly over-committed. Add in one new subject at a time. Get your new...

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  • Third Step: Add the Rest What Are the “Non-Core” Subjects? “Oh, the world is so full of a number of things…” Robert Louis Stevenson said it first, but it’s as true of home education as of nature: there are more subjects, curricula options, projects, workbooks, great books, fun books, maps, Internet sites, and research opportunities out there than you will...

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