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Methods & Styles in Homeschooling

Homeschooling Year-Round

Year Round Homeschooling Explained

Discover the advantages and challenges of year round homeschooling and find out how to plan a year for homeschooling here.
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What is a Charter School?

What are charter schools

It is no secret that more parents are beginning to have concerns with the public education system. One of those growing alternatives across the United States is charter schools. What are these schools and how can we utilize them as homeschoolers?
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Classical Home Education Programs for Christians

Classical Home Education Programs for Christians

Homeschooling Programs using the Classical and Tutorial Methods of Education This is just a sample of classical home education programs. Visit our Classical Christian Education for Homeschooling page for a more complete discussion. Cassiodorus An educational resource site that offers live online tutorials in Logic, Rhetoric, History, and Latin. We offer Classical Christian education with...
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Montessori Programs & Materials for Homeschoolers

Montessori Programs & Materials for Homeschoolers

Lisa Nolan Montessori Offering Montessori on-line distance learning for parents, home school, teachers and aids by a certified Montessori teacher. (Formerly Montessori for the Earth) Michael Olaf Publications Buy Michael Olaf’s The Joyful Child (birth-3), and Child of the World (ages 3-12+) which are used as parent and teacher manuals, and as accessible introductions to Montessori philosophy. Kindle version. Montessori...
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Unschooling Stories From Families

Unschooling Stories From Families

Unschoolers tell what they aren't doing on a daily basis. Websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide, Ann Zeise.
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Natural Learning Method At Home

Adora Svitak This is Adora Svitak, a 12-year old author who does public speaking to educators and kids around the country. She exhibits just a little of the wisdom our kids can share, if we’re willing to listen to them. Biological Foundations for Self-Directed Education In this post Peter Gray wishes to be a...
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Resources For Unschooling

Gift Ideas for Unschooling Kids and Families Or presents for yourself! Chaos to Confidence DIY Are you feeling overwhelmed or isolated? Maybe you’re not sure if you want to unschool. But you know you need some help figuring this all out! Course by Sue Patterson. Family Unschoolers Network If you are interested in unschooling,...
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Unit Studies for Sale

General Unit Studies for Sale Amanda Bennett’s Unit Study Series These interactive studies have been created to build a strong and interesting knowledge base of each topic, using the areas of learning that are woven through each topic – history, science, geography, literature, and so much more. Design-A-Study The guides show you what to...
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Methods & Styles of Homeschooling A2Z

No matter how you choose to homeschool, your children will do fine. You can choose a method or a set of methods to fit the specific needs of your own children. Thin, too, about your interests of your family. Some methods are better suited to those who enjoy being outdoors or traveling. Some suit the...
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Unschooling Defined

Unschooling Defined

What is unschooling? How is unschooling defined? How is it different from homeschooling? Unschooling: the Movie Lee Stranahan’s film to show a little bit of what unschooling is about: a film based on the Stranahan family’s personal experience, as well as talks with Sandra Dodd, her family and other unschoolers. The Beginner’s Guide to...
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Unschooling Mail Lists, Social Networks, etc.

Unschooling Mail Lists, Social Networks, etc.

Unschooling Social Networks Christian Radical Unschoolers It is a place for those who honestly want to re-think their fears, prejudices, knee-jerk reactions & beliefs about learning, teaching, “education”, & controlling parenting practices. Creative Unschooling Unschooling is a way of life, not just for (all) children but their parents, too. Creativity, on the other hand,...
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Charlotte Mason Social Networks for Homeschoolers

Charlotte Mason Social Networks for Homeschoolers

Join a social network to help you figure out how to blend the Charlotte Mason Method of education into your own family's lifestyle.
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Homeschool Children In Entertainment Industry

Children in the entertainment industry and sports often need especially accommodating tutors, willing to travel with them.
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How to Report Unschooling to School Officials

How to Report Unschooling to School Officials

If your state requires you to submit a periodic evaluation you might need to explain your children’s growth and development in more depth to readers who do not understand unschooling.
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Success of Unschooling vs. School-At-Home

Success of Unschooling vs. School-At-Home

Comparisons between using schools methods (School-at-Home) and natural learning methods, unschooling vs academic lessons. Beware the Curriculum Mentality Author Sarah Lawrence reminds us that learning is one thing. Looking at one’s learning is something quite different. A Survey of Grown Unschoolers A 4-part series of a survey of unschooled youth by Peter Gray in...
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Thomas Jefferson Homeschooling Method

About The Educational Theory of Thomas Jefferson  Jefferson hypothesized that literacy and self-government work hand in hand and was a key component to self-preservation. A Thomas Jefferson Education Official TJED site with free and subscriber resources, including the favorite: “This Week in History”, which gives daily suggestions for correlated and project-based themes tied to...
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Global Village School

Global Village School

Global Village School specializes in a K-8 and high school curriculum. K-12 diploma program, teacher support. Peace, justice, diversity.
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Eclectic Homeschooling – A Mixture of Educational Methods

About Eclectic Homeschool Online You will find much to help you in your homeschooling here on the Eclectic Homeschool website. New articles, homeschool resources and helps are being added twice a month. Eclectic Homeschooling A personalized education is something I value, so each child is challenged at the appropriate level and in a way...
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Waldorf Homeschooling Method

Waldorf Homeschooling Method

Learn about the Waldorf Method as applied to Homeschooling About Curriculum by Class If you wish to use the Waldorf method, but need to supply some authority with a curriculum plan, take a look at this New Zealand school’s overview. Frequently Asked Questions About Waldorf (Steiner) Education A list of more detailed answers to...
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Montessori Homeschooling Method & Groups

Montessori Homeschooling Method & Groups

Using the method and materials developed by Maria Montessori for your homeschool. About Montessori Montessori Associations Montessori Books Montessori Materials for Homeschoolers Social Networks Montessori Support Groups About International Montessori Index Definitive site for this method of early childhood education. Good section about applying Marie Montessori’s method at home. Montessori Homeschooling Can I do...
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