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How to Use the Multiple Intelligences Method to Homeschool

Multiple Intelligences approach to education is based on the theory by Howard Gardner. Gardner is a developmental psychologist and professor at Harvard Graduate School of Education. He proposed this theory in his book, Frames of Mind, which was published in 1983. Multiple Intelligences for Individual Potential The theory of Multiple Intelligence views each child as […]


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 [...]


Know Your Homeschool Terminology!

Deschooling?  Unschooling?  If you are considering homeschooling or are new to homeschooling, you are probably finding that there are some new—and maybe even confusing—terms.  No worries! Here is a beginner’s glossary to help get you “in the know!"


Know Your Homeschool Terminology

Deschooling?  Unschooling?  If you are considering homeschooling or are new to homeschooling, you are probably finding that there are some new—and maybe even confusing—terms.  No worries! Here is a beginner’s glossary to help get you “in the know!"


Episode 9: Homeschooling Methods Part 2

Hello everyone and welcome back to Episode 9 of the Homeschool and Loving It podcast. Today I’m podcasting from Tennesee – -where I’ve taken a car load of youngins to camp. So, bear with me if you hear outdoor sounds – – or even the occasional kid screaming as they run by! Anyway – We’re […]


Homeschooling Approaches

Homeschooling Approaches Although every homeschool is unique, certain homeschooling "styles" have become very popular. Most homeschoolers do not follow one style or method exactly. Instead, they select the ideas and suggestions that fit their family and eventually end up with a method all their own. It may take some time to develop your own routine [...]


Five Ways to Evaluate a Math Program

  #1: Effectiveness Many math programs might look exciting…but the main question you should ask is, are they effective? Do kids who use the program understand math better than the kids that didn’t use this program? Unfortunately, many education companies don’t have scientific data to back up their claims. Ask them for studies showing the […]


How to Modify Curriculum for Special Needs

With an abundance of homeschool curriculum, the absence of a curriculum that meets the unique needs of students with special requirements stands out. Find tips to modify curriculum to meet those unique needs.