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June 2nd, 2010, 12:14 PM
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Do both you and DH teach or is it just one of you that does all the teaching? If you both teach how do you work that out? If it's just one of you you teaching, how involved is the non-teaching parent?

DH wants us to both teach. He want to teach two days and me to teach three days. He's thinking of maybe doing a block-like schedule. That way each parent teaches their strong points. (i.e I teach geography, he teaches mythology. There obviously will be more to it than that but those are the weak points coming to mind.) My biggest concern about this is when they are younger. Shouldn't math and language arts be daily for best retention?

He also wants to do all planning together with at least one weekend a year (when planning the next year's stuff) where the kids are with one of our parents.
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June 2nd, 2010, 01:00 PM
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Yes, most people tend to do the basics everyday (or at least 4 days) and then in the younger years, they'll either do extra subjects once or twice a week, or they'll do an integrated curriculum where you teach all subjects at the same time (like unit studies).

Mine's not teaching right now. He "could", but he's never home. He works way more than full time (which is annoying, because he's salary... no overtime for management level ... we don't see him much). In the future, he'll probably help with some things, but for now, I'm doing everything. He has very little input.
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June 2nd, 2010, 03:50 PM
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DH doesn't have any interest in being 'in charge' in any way, but he's willing to teach if/when needed. I get final say in all curriculum and methods used, as well as number of days per week we *officially* school. I figure I'll make use of his interests which happen to be science/physics/computers, and make him also learn to be good at carpentry, lol. He'll also teach all our kids about car repair/maintenance and a bunch of other stuff. He's just not really academically inclined... I've threatened to make him teach grammar though, so his grammar might improve...
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June 2nd, 2010, 05:05 PM
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My husband does SS, and grammar. he does 5 co-op classes. Both DS and I take spelling together DH teaches.
I do Math, and seat work
We do science, reading, and field trips together
Lil Miguel and I do curriculum planing together and get it approved by DH.
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June 2nd, 2010, 06:04 PM
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Just me. However, DH helps by doing science experiments with my oldest LOL.

Science isnt my forte so he helps explain things occasionally(outside classroom time)and will do the experiments from a science kit we bought Connor.
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June 2nd, 2010, 07:29 PM
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I teach 99% of the time. Dh does help with science experiments,etc. He will in the future be teaching shop, carpentry, and car repair.
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June 2nd, 2010, 07:59 PM
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Hubby teaches a bible lesson every week that goes into more detail that I do during the week (my husband is a priest). He also reads at least one book a day to the kids. If I am ever super tired or having a bad day/having a personality clash with my daughter, sometimes he picks up whatever we have scheduled to work on and helps keep us on track.

He does help a lot with curriculum and lesson plans even though he does not have very much time to help me teach.
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June 3rd, 2010, 04:05 AM
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nope and odds are he will never... it's not something he is good at.

I'm sure when they get older , especially Taejan because he has an interest, they will do carpentry and shop and car stuff together ( my dh is a precision mold maker and an ex mechanic) but I don't consider that more than just father/son activities..

he has no desire to have any input in what, how and when I teach..he just trusts they are learning and such . Plus he works 60+ hrs a week at one job and 5 nights a week at another..he's not home that much.,
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June 3rd, 2010, 08:59 AM
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If I do get to HS I don't think DH would ever teach. IDK why, just don't think he would lo
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June 3rd, 2010, 03:37 PM
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Since having Elijah dh has taken over science. All the kids do the same science so it's not hard for him to teach it. He plans on doing science indefinitely. Just having him do that one subject is a huge help for me.
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