The Unit Study Learning Approach There are several different approaches for teaching your children to be productive, educated learners. Today we’re going to find out more about the Unit Study Approach. A Unit Study takes one topic or unit of study and combines different subjects to revolve around and tie into that topic. It can include language arts, science, history, … [Read more...] about The Unit Study Approach To Education
Delight Directed Learning
Every single person has some gaps in his education, and that's all right. If you're honest with yourself, you have to admit that you have learning gaps too. We all do. The purpose of a quality education is not to teach your student everything they will ever need to know by the time they graduate. Life is a continual learning process. Your true purpose is to guide them to have a … [Read more...] about Homeschool Tall Tale: If You Homeschool Through High School, Your Children Will Have Gaps In Their Education.
I have found a great Art Resource for adults and children. And this would work great for homeschoolers. Jamie Carter, a professional artist who lives in the Paris, Texas area has a free newsletter that includes a great art lesson in every issue. Jamie has been a professional painter for over 30 years. She recently closed her local art gallery and studio, and is now teaching … [Read more...] about Great Art Resources For Your Family
One of the best things we can do for our children is to give them the time and the encouragement to freely develop their own personal interests without feeling the pressure to conform to a tight schedule and someone else's expectations. Author Helen E. Buckley wrote a story that explains the importance of letting your child become their own person. When I read this, it made … [Read more...] about How To Destroy Your Child’s Creativity
So you've decided that you don't want to use the standard textbook/workbook approach in homeschooling your children. So what are you going to do? You want your children to enjoy learning and, better yet, you want them to learn how to be self-directed learners. One question that always comes up when discussing self-directed learning is "how do you evaluate if your child is … [Read more...] about The 7 Signs of a Self-Directed Learner