Summertime - to Homeschool or Not?


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By Dr Gemma Elizabeth: Founder of Our Muslim Homeschool and Raising Mums, Dr Gemma Elizabeth: Founder of Our Muslim Homeschool, and Raising Mums. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Summer has arrived! What does this mean for homeschooling families? Some families may want to have a long break and other homeschoolers may have different family needs and want to continue a relaxed homeschooling schedule. This is the beauty of homeschooling, it is so flexible at times like these you can adapt it to you and your family's needs. In Episode 53 of the Raising Mums podcast, I discuss homeschooling in the summertime. WATCH THIS VIDEO Summertime | To Homeschool or Not? Homeschooling allows you to be flexible. It allows you to bend and alter the way you educate your children according to the seasons and the energy in your home. Make the most of it! Winter - Largely indoor time having lengthy read alouds and playing board games. The energy is more mellow and, you enjoy more cosy, comforts. Spring - There is a shift in energy. Excitement is in the air, there is a need to get outside and explore. Lots of nature studies, science, and geography. Summertime - Energy is lower, feeling carefree & positive. This is a time of restful learning, continuing outdoor exploration, visiting local sites, reading aloud, listen to audiobooks, more independent reading out Autumn - We’re all ready to get disciplined. So the focus gets directed to Maths, grammar, more structured subjects. A balanced curriculum is still offered throughout the year and a wide and generous feast of ideas - but the focus alters with the energy of the family. Related: 10 Summer Activities for Muslim Children Summer is the perfect chance to have more time outdoors. It’s also the perfect time to enjoy a good book! You can help your children stay consistent with their reading habits and fall in love with reading with Our Summer Reading Challenge! It’ll get even the most reluctant readers excited to read and join in the fun! SUMMER READING CHALLENGE To Find out More about the Summer Reading Challenge, CLICK HERE! @import url(; .ml-form-embedSubmitLoad{display:inline-block;width:20px;height:20px}.sr-only{position:absolute;width:1px;height:1px;padding:0;margin:-1px;overflow:hidden;clip:rect(0,0,0,0);border:0}.ml-form-embedSubmitLoad:after{content:" ";display:block;width:11px;height:11px;margin:1px;border-radius:50%;border:4px solid #fff;border-color:#fff #fff #fff transparent;animation:ml-form-embedSubmitLoad 1.2s linear infinite}@keyframes ml-form-embedSubmitLoad{0%{transform:rotate(0)}100%{transform:rotate(360deg)}}{box-sizing:border-box;display:table;margin:0 auto;position:static;width:100%!important} button, h4, p, span{text-transform:none!important;letter-spacing:normal!important} .ml-form-embedWrapper{background-color:#f6f6f6;border-width:0;border-color:transparent;border-radius:4px;border-style:solid;box-sizing:border-box;display:inline-block!important;margin:0;padding:0;position:relative} .ml-form-embedWrapper.embedDefault, .ml-form-embedWrapper.embedPopup{width:400px} .ml-form-embedWrapper.embedForm{max-width:400px;width:100%} .ml-form-align-left{text-align:left} .ml-form-align-center{text-align:center} .ml-form-align-default{display:table-cell!important;vertical-align:middle!important;text-align:center!important} .ml-form-align-right{text-align:right} .ml-form-embedWrapper .

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