5 Tips for Teaching Independence in the Middle Years



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As our children approach the middle school years, their work load begins to increase rapidly. This is when it becomes very important to begin to teach independence in your homeschool.
homeschool-middle-school-independenceThere are a lot of changes in the middle school years. There is a bigger work load, and more responsibilities. You may find that you don’t have to sit next to your child and help them through their lessons and that will be doing many more things on their own. This can be hard for some children who are used to having you by their side all the time. Here are some great ideas to slowly help your students transition into a more independent stage for their middle school years.

Find out these 5 great tips on how to do this HERE.

Written by Sarah

Sarah

Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

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