Written by Dave Pommier of Bloke School.
There are quite stringent guidelines about how to build a homeschool curriculum where I live.
In New South Wales, Australia, everyone needs to be registered and assessed through BOSTES (Board Of Studies, Training and Educational Standards). They provide the framework a curriculum has to fit within. They follow this up with an annual meeting by an assessor to check the work being done.
This is our second year of homeschooling. A large part of the reasons behind why we chose to homeschool was that it allowed for individualised teaching.
Even working within the guidelines, there is still a good deal more flexibility to work around the rules than it initially seems.
If you too are homeschooling or planning to homeschool within strict guidelines, perhaps this look inside how we make things work will help: