Week in Review & Our Classroom

This week wasn’t as great as I thought it would be for school. We got things done but I was hoping we would get more accomplished. There is always next week. What we did do this week:

  • Co-op classes “Nervous System”
  • End of Year Soccer Party
  • Workbook work
  • Easy Peasy Online School
  • Math drills each day
  • Homeschool Parents Meeting
  • Ice Skating
  • Chiropractic Appointments
  • State Police Field trip
  • Orthodontist appointments
  • Monthly shopping
  • Blogging
  • Wood burning
  • Worked on the mending pile
  • Boys did their brothers brakes and axle on his Subaru
  • Free gym time
  • Bible Study
  • Church

Our Classroom

This year we have an actual classroom area. Some years we have only used the dining room table or desks in their rooms. This year we are doing the Easy Peasy online school which requires computer use. It wasย a pain to put away and take out all the laptops each day so we changed things around a little bit.

Our living room now is also the classroom. Each child has a desk with his/her computer on it and also their respective school books.

The only child without her own computer is Princess. She uses Directors computer when it is time to do her schoolwork. I try to have her done and off that computer before Director is even reading to do school. Doesn’t always work but I try ๐Ÿ™‚

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Princess doing her Reading Eggs Online schoolwork. Director is waiting to do her schoolwork ๐Ÿ™‚
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Artist doing Easy Peasy Online Schoolwork
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Pilot is working on XtraMath Online Math Drills
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Collector doing XtraMath Online Math Drills. You can see his knitting is ready to go for when he is done ๐Ÿ™‚
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Tech starting up his really slow laptop. He is opening his Easy Peasy online schoolwork.

Do we like it this way?

I like that they have a place for all there things and the put away take out each day is gone. They like it because they can use computers each day and their schoolwork is right there for them.

We don’t like that it takes up over half of the living room. The pros out way the cons though.

 

How do you do school? Do you have a classroom set up? Leave a comment and let us know.

Happy homeschooling!

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2 thoughts on “Week in Review & Our Classroom

  1. I have heard good things about Easy Peasy school but the computers would be an issue here. Not enough time in our day. I like the idea though. ๐Ÿ™‚ I may look into it. I have also heard good results about the Reading Eggs program. We do school in our living room too. Works well for us here in this season of life. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    • It has been a blessing to have so many computers to use. Three of them were free so that really helped. Princess sure does love Reading Eggs. I agree that if there aren’t enough computers that school would take forever. We would never have considered it without all these computers to use.

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