The following is a guest post by Sheila Petruccelli of Sure as the World.
Summer is planning time at our house. The upcoming year seems expansive, exciting and full of possibility — the towering piles of books, papers and post-its scattered everywhere are tangible proof of this.
For the most part, we follow the Waldorf curriculum and block scheduling works well for us. My big-picture planning consists of assigning each month a different subject to study, and this is true for every month from August through May except for February.
February is left absolutely blank except for the cryptic abbreviation, ROR, which stands for “Room of Requirement.”