Home School Heartbeat Radio Program

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Plan to Learn

Vol. 97, Prg. 26–30
June 7–11, 2010

Are you tempted to jump ship at the thought of lesson planning? Vicky Bentley says, there’s hope! HSLDA Early Years Coordinator, Vicki joins Mike Smith on the program this week to give practical tips to make the planning process manageable. You’ll know how to run a tight ship with Vicki’s advice on how, when, why, and what to plan.

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Plan Ahead!
Begin with the End
Determining Curriculum Survivors
Make Down Time
It’s OK to be Different


Vicki Bentley

Vicki Bentley is the mother of eight daughters, foster mom of over 50, and grandma to 14 wonderful grandbabies (so far). Vicki has homeschooled 17 children since 1988, with the strong undergirding of her husband Jim, and led a local support group of over 250 families for 14 years. She has served on the executive board and convention committee of the Home Educators Association of Virginia and has addressed state and national conventions, university teacher organizations, and many mothers’ groups. She is the author of My Homeschool Planner, Everyday Cooking, The Everyday Family Chore System, Home Education 101: A Mentoring Program for New Homeschoolers, High School 101: Blueprint for Success, and other homeschool and homemaking helps, and coordinates HSLDA’s Early Years program. Vicki has a heart for moms, with strong practical wisdom and encouraging words.

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