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Danielle Nettleton
By: Danielle Nettleton
June 6, 2019

For the Homeschool Parent: Dealing with the “Summer Scaries”

For the Homeschool Parent: Dealing with the “Summer Scaries”

As homeschool parents enter the month of June, they may also encounter a phenomenon that I like to call the “summer scaries.” This is the few months in which they worry that their homeschool students will promptly forget everything they learned over the past school year, especially in more practice-based subjects like math and writing.   In my opinion, the summer scaries are a legitimate concern, especially since students learn and retain that knowledge in different ways. Are …