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Homeschooling Approaches – Internet Homeschooling

Homeschooling Approaches Internet Homeschooling Harness the power of the Internet by accessing virtual tutors, virtual schools, online curriculum, and quality websites. You need never feel that you can't find the help, expert advice or resources necessary to homeschool your child. Did you hate math as a child and feel you can't possible help your child [...]


Homeschooling Approaches – DVD/Video Schooling

Homeschooling Approaches DVD/Video Schooling This approach can be used with all different styles of homeschooling. Use quality educational titles to help your child learn Science, Physics, American History, World History, Religion, Preschool skills, Music, Art and more. This is not watching television. A powerful movie can inspire a new interest or help your child develop [...]


Homeschooling Approaches – Multiple Intelligences

Homeschooling Approaches Multiple Intelligences "Multiple intelligences" is an idea developed by Howard Gardner and Harvard University's "project zero." The belief is that everyone is intelligent in his or her own way and that learning is easiest and most effective when it uses a person's strengths instead of their weakness. For example, most schools use a [...]


Homeschooling Approaches – Montessori

Homeschooling Approaches Montessori Montessori materials are also popular in some households. The Montessori method emphasizes "errorless learning," where the children learn at their own pace and in that way develop their full potential. The Montessori homeschool emphasizes beauty and avoids things that are confusing or cluttered. Wooden tools are preferred over plastic tools, and learning [...]


Homeschooling Approaches – The Waldorf Method

Homeschooling Approaches The Waldorf Method The Waldorf method is also used in some homeschools. Waldorf education is based on the work of Rudolf Steiner and stresses the importance of educating the whole child—body, mind, and spirit. In the early grades, there is an emphasis on arts and crafts, music and movement, and nature. Older children [...]


Homeschooling Approaches – Charlotte Mason Method

Homeschooling Approaches The Charlotte Mason Method The Charlotte Mason method has at its core the belief that children deserve to be respected and that they learn best from real-life situations. According to Charlotte Mason, children should be given time to play, create, and be involved in real-life situations from which they can learn. Students of [...]


Homeschooling Approaches – Classical Homeschooling

Homeschooling Approaches Classical Homeschooling The "classical" method began in the Middle Ages and was the approach used by some of the greatest minds in history. The goal of the classical approach is to teach people how to learn for themselves. The five tools of learning, known as the Trivium, are reason, record, research, relate, and [...]


Homeschooling Approaches – Unschooling

Homeschooling Approaches Unschooling Unschooling is also known as natural, interest-led, and child-led learning. Unschoolers learn from everyday life experiences and do not use school schedules or formal lessons. Instead, unschooled children follow their interests and learn in much the same way as adults do—by pursuing an interest or curiosity. In the same way that children [...]


Homeschooling Approaches – Relaxed, Eclectic

Homeschooling Approaches "Relaxed" or "Eclectic" Homeschooling "Relaxed" or "Eclectic" homeschooling is the method used most often by homeschoolers. Basically, eclectic homeschoolers use a little of this and a little of that, using workbooks for math, reading, and spelling, and taking an unschooling approach for the other subjects. The advantage of this method is that the [...]


Homeschooling Approaches – Unit Studies

Homeschooling Approaches Unit Studies Unit studies use your child's interest and then ties that interest into subject areas like math, reading, spelling, science, art, and history. For example, if you have a child who is interested in ancient Egypt, you would learn the history of Egypt, read books about Egypt, write stories about Egypt, do [...]