Including Teens in Planning Homeschool High School

This week on The Homeschool Highschool Podcast: Including Teens in Planning. This post is running concurrently on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Homeschool Highschool Podcast Ep 44 Including Teens in Planning

Including Teens in Planning

It might be simpler to do all the homeschool high school planning yourself!

But then again…Maybe you should include your teens in planning the high school years!

One of the important tasks for teens during the homeschooling high school years it to learn to think for themselves, make wise decisions and to manage their own time and education. That is a lot to take on.

If you can start them out by easing into the process by allowing them on the planning side of their homeschool high school years, you’ll be off to a good start.

  • Sit down with them and ask:
  • What are you interested in?
  • What are you hoping for?
  • What are your goals for this year? for high school?
  • What do you NOT like in homeschooling high school?
  • What would you love to avoid if you could?
  • What are your favorite curricula so far?
  • What are your least favorite curricula?

Then let them help you choose curriculum and plan schedules.

One of 7Sisters’ most helpful posts explains about no-fail ways to choose curriculum, don’t miss reading it. And then download this helpful pdf:

choosing high school curriculum

What are the risks and benefits of making your homeschool highschoolers part of the planning process? Join Sabrina, Vicki and Kym for an honest and helpful discussion.

Lastly, here are some tips for preparing your home for homeschooling.

Including Teens in Planning


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Vicki Tillman

Blogger, curriculum developer at, counselor, life and career coach, SYMBIS guide, speaker, prayer person. 20+year veteran homeschool mom.

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