- To establish a consistent schedule, which is great for those who still have toddlers or preschoolers or those dealing with learning disabilities or ADHD. Everyone knows what to expect and there's no "getting back into the swing of things" quite like with a "regular school schedule".
- No "summer break brain freeze" that kids experience when returning to school in the fall.
- No brain freeze = we don't have much review when starting a new grade, so we can skip the first near 1/4 of the curricula.
- No beginning of the grade review = getting ahead in grades each time we finish the previous grade.
- Getting ahead in grade levels = graduating early; adding more electives in high school; taking college level classes in high school; more free time/break time during the school year.
- Shorter school days, if you schedule correctly and work more (but shorter) days throughout the year.
- Plenty of time during the school year to take a break when mom deems it necessary...when having or adopting a new sibling; to prevent burnout; to take vacations during the off-season; just because....
Think that this sounds like something you might be interested in doing in your homeschool? Do some research and weigh the pros and cons. Remember, each homeschool is vastly different, and no homeschool should be a cookie cutter replica of another homeschool! Research, Weigh, Pray...then step out and do what's best for your family!