When you are ready to sit down and ponder and map out your home school schedule for the upcoming academic
year. A good calendar is an ingredient not to be forgotten as part of your overall homeschool schedule
and homeschool lesson plan.
Since you will be homeschooling your child, careful thought needs to be given not only to your home
school schedule, but your family schedule will need to be integrated into the mix as well. Also make sure
that your lesson plan coincides well with your educational calendar. After taking a high level look at
your home school calendar integrated with your family calendar, you may decide that the traditional
school year calendar of end of summer through early spring may not be the most advantageous. Also the
homeschool day does not necessarily need to start say at 8am. There is no stringent time schedule that
you must adhere to as is the case in public schools.
As with your home school lesson planning, your scheduling should take into careful consideration your