I read a post a week ago from someone who home-schools and has an ed background. She said that the actual "school time" when home-schooled is much less than what non-home-schoolers would expect. If I can find the post, I will post here. I found it helpful and reassuring.We started off good, clocking in about 5 hours per day beginning of the week. Now it is down to just 2 hours a day. Discipline is waning. Anyone else have this problem?
That's really interesting. My kids are in a public school district in the Bay Area. The students from a really diverse socio-economic range and it makes it hard for things to be "mandatory" since not everyone has the same technology (the district is trying to hand out chrome books), internet access (the community is trying for free- or low-cost internet) and work space (many kids take care of younger siblings or grandparents or even ill parents when at home so their only time to be "be students" is when they are actually at school or in the library (closed, of course)). It is a real dilemma (my sister's child does not face the same thing as his school is more homogenous so it is easier to ID the kids who need extra support).Hah, my kid isn't nearly as lucky. She's not in a public school, and her school has classes via Zoom on the exact same schedule as they do when they are in regular session. Same amount of hours and work for her. She's feeling persecuted