After a long time enjoying gentle and quiet early years, my six year old son has started more formal lessons. In a Charlotte Mason homeschool, providing a broad and generous curriculum is a huge priority. This begs the question: how do you fit it all in? The answer? A lot comes down to scheduling.
In the video below, I’ll go through my schedule for my Year One Charlotte Mason student. We are using Ambleside Online as our curriculum (with a few changes that I’ll chat about in another video soon). Be sure to watch through to the end – I talk about what my other children do while I’m working with my six year old. I’ll also talk about my mental approach to disruptions and changes to our plans.
Scheduling Year One of a Charlotte Mason Homeschool
In this video
00:30 A bit about my family and our own context
01:29 See my homeschool schedule on screen
02:03 My morning time plans for my Year One and Year Zero students
03:40 My schedule for formal lessons with my Year One student
05:05 Our plans for Tea Time and our Charlotte Mason co-op and Nature Study
08:00 Mini School on Fridays (for catching up)
09:04 What my younger children do while I’m homeschooling my older child
10: 35 Three ways I keep a good perspective when homeschooling with disruptions
Resources Mentioned in this Video
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Our math curriculum: Mathematics Enhancement Programme
Pattern Play toy
Teaching from Rest by Sarah MacKenzie
The Evolution of a Charlotte Mason Homeschool Schedule from Brandy Vencel at Afterthoughts