Blog Cruise: How do you know if your kids are keeping up with their peers?

The TOS Homeschool Crew members have been participating in a weekly blog cruise, answering a homeschooling question each week.  This week, they’re sharing their thoughts on how to know if our kids are keeping up with their peers. 

Enjoy your cruise as you explore what these Crew members had to say on the subject!

~ Marine Corps Nomads —   Are we on Track?

~ TOS Heidi @ Reviews and Reflections  —    Peers, Schmeers!

~ Debra @ Footprints in the Butter  —  Keeping up with the Joneses

~ Lori @ Hearthside Homeschool Reviews and More  —   The Comparison Trap

~ Jodi @ The Homeschool Desk —   Will they line up just right?

~ Our Crew’s Ship —  Are my homeschooled kids keeping up with their peers?

~ Laura @ Day By Day In Our World  —   Lining up for comparison

~ A Life Better Than I Deserve —   Are your children keeping up with the Joneses?

~ Army of 5 —  Keeping up or standing firm?

~ Tea Time with Annie Kate  —   Keeping up with the Jones’s kids

~ Christa @ Fairfield Corner Academy —   Do you compare?

~ Angie @ Minivan Moments —  How do you know if your children are keeping up with their peers?

~ Dewey’s Treehouse —  How come your kids don’t know that?

~ Debbie’s Digest —  Keeping up with the Joneses

~ Tonia @ The Sunny Patch —  Is it necessary for homeschoolers to “keep up” with public schooled children?

~ Michelle @ Delightful Learning has a humorous answer to the question — You know your kids are keeping up with their peers when …

~ Heidi @ Chatter, Clatter and Things That Matter  went above and beyond the call of duty and prepared a 4 part series in answer to this question

  1. Standardized testing as a baseline
  2. Fleshing out the results
  3. Determining level in specific subjects
  4. A true evaluation

We hope you’ll return next week to read how the TOS Crew members answer the questions:  How do you handle multiple ages?  AND  How do you homeschool with a baby or toddler?   It’s a two-for-one!

This post was prepared by April E. of ElCloud Homeschool who did NOT enter the cruise this week, but will do her best to chime in on next week’s topic, since she has lots of experience in that area.

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