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
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As parents, one of our jobs is to teach our kiddos to finish what they start. I know, I know, doesn't it just drive you nuts when they don't follow through! If you're a "starter," it's hard to follow through with your projects and jobs too. Hmm, are you thinking the apple doesn't fall far from the tree? It can be really hard to teach your children to "finish" something when you … [Read more...] about Finish What You Start! …Now Doesn’t That Feel Good?
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.
When you homeschool, you are learning every minute of the day no matter where you are. Learning will take place at the dinner table, in the living room, in the backyard,at the park, at the grocery store,etc. If you do have a school room, that can work too. If your attitude and motives are good, learning will happen anywhere you are, including the school room. Don't believe … [Read more...] about Homeschool Tall Tale: It Is Very Important That Every Home School Family Has a School Room If They Want to Homeschool Successfully