In November, we left cyber school to see if homeschooling would be a better fit for our family. Due to the stress that cyber school had caused, we took a more informal approach to the remainder of the academic year.
This year, our children were in 3rd & 4th grades. This made it easy for science, social studies, art, music, phys ed/health/safety, and life skills to be taught to both children at the same time – sometimes taught by me and sometimes worked on independently in pairs. Math typically required one-on-one time with me, but most of their language arts/literacy assignments were also independent work. We aimed to do school 5-days a week, but I realized I would prefer a 4-day school week with more time for independent projects, field trips, and science experiments.