Homelife Resources… There are several different approaches for teaching your children to be productive, educated learners. Let’s talk about the unschooling or relaxed schooling approach. Unschooling was defined by John Holt, a 20th century American educator who taught that children have a strong desire to learn and a curiosity that drives them to learn what they need to know … [Read more...] about The Unschooling/Relaxed Schooling Approach To Education
The Living Books Approach There are several different approaches for teaching your children to be productive, educated learners. Let’s discuss the Living Books Approach. The Living Books approach is based on the teachings of Charlotte Mason, a turn-of-the-century British educator who believed in involving children in real-life situations. She taught that children should … [Read more...] about The Living Books Approach To Education
Can a homeschool student experience “homeschool burnout?” Absolutely, homeschool moms can experience burnout, why should it be any different for the homeschool student? What causes us to “burn out”? • Overextending ourselves • Not being prepared • Spending too much time away from home • Choosing too many “good” activities instead of the “best” activities If you demand that … [Read more...] about Homeschool Tall Tale: My Child Must Do Every Single Exercise In Every Single Textbook
Unschooling, unit studies, self-directed learning, traditional curriculum, delight-directed learning, classical studies, principle approach. Homeschoolers use all of these educational methods successfully. How can all of these methods work? Surely, there has to be the "perfect" curriculum and you just haven't found it - yet. If you are struggling with the curriculum that … [Read more...] about Homeschool Tall Tale: There Is a Perfect Curriculum; You Just Haven’t Found It Yet.
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.