MidnightHM Posted September 10, 2012 Share Posted September 10, 2012 I have a seven and a half year old daughter who is enrolled in the Hospital/Homebound program. A public school teacher is sent to our house for an hour and a half once a week. She is enrolled as a second grade student. Academically she is closer to a beginning first grader than a beginning second grader because of the amount of school she has missed because of her health. (I had always planned on homeschooling but sent both girls to school temporarily when my husband passed away so I could get our lives back together) Her teacher leaves under a half hour of daily work behind for her to complete. This adds up to under 4 hours a week including time with the tutor. In addition to what the tutor is requiring we are working our way through Saxon K (hitting only the lessons she doesn't have a good grasp on), OPG, FLL level 1, and WWE level 1. We are not doing any formal science (though she is making her own mini nature show) or History (I want to add this in as soon as she is reading a little better). With everything we do, we normally start at 9 and are done with school by 11 at the absolute latest. Is this enough to catch her up? I know I don't need her to completely fit into the public school box but with in a couple years she will need a heart transplant and will be almost completely out of commission for up to 6 months. My goal is to have her to a point of reading fluently (not at adult level but able to decode words with out assistance) and able to do basic math (4 functions) in the next two years. Am I being realistic? Are we doing enough? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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