Homeschooling a Large Family?

homeschooling a large family

Are you worried about homeschooling your large family? Are you organized enough? Don’t worry many families homeschool large families, you can do it too. The key to success is planning. You are going to need to be organized to ensure that everyone is receiving an adequate education. If you are up for the task and [...]

Homeschooling an Only Child?

homeschooling an only child

Are you worried about homeschooling an only child? What about socialization? It will definitely take a bit of work on your part but it can be done. There are many families who have only one student. If you’ve decided to homeschool, there is no reason why you should not be able to homeschool your only [...]

Eclectic Homeschool Method

Are you having trouble relating to one specific homeschool philosophy? Don’t worry, you may just be an eclectic homeschooler, and that’s okay. What is an eclectic homeschooler? You may like specific parts of a homeschool philosophy but you choose to implement some points and leave out others. You pick and choose what to implement in [...]

How to Teach Music in Homeschool

Are you wondering how you are going to teach music to your child? Are you worried because you are not musically inclined? There are plenty of ways that your child can learn music. If you want your child to learn to play an instrument, you can have them take lessons with another teacher. You can [...]

What is a Lapbook?

Are you interested in lapbooking? Are you afraid it will be too time consuming? Lapbooks can be as simple or complex as you like it to be. Lapbooks are a series of mini books that are glued into a file folder that is folded into a shutter so that it can showcase all the various [...]

How do I Notebook?

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Have you ever wondered what notebooking was? Do you want to start notebooking in your homeschool? It is so simple and fun, your child will be grateful that you discovered it. What is Notebooking? Notebooking can be done for any subject any way you like. It is a way for your student to keep a [...]

All in one or Boxed Curriculum

Are you interested in having everything laid out and planned for you? You may be interested in a boxed or all in one curriculum. What is a boxed or all in one curriculum? Homeschool curriculum for one grade that covers most or all of the subjects needed for the year. It isn’t really a method [...]

What is Waldorf Education?

Are you wondering what is Waldorf education? What makes it different from other teaching philosophies? Waldorf education was founded by Rudolph Steiner in 1919 in Germany, it is also known as Steiner education. Steiner looked at child development in 3 stages. Early childhood included children up to age 7 who learn through hands on activities [...]

What is the Montessori method?

Have you been wondering what is the Montessori method? The Montessori method was developed my Maria Montessori, a physician and educator from Rome. The Montessori method focuses on the development of the child as an individual person full of a natural curiosity. The idea is to nurture this curiosity during the early years (0-6 years [...]

What is a Charlotte Mason education?

Who is Charlotte Mason? She was a teacher living in England during the late nineteenth century. What is a Charlotte Mason education? Her ideas focused on teaching the whole child which was unique at the time. Children were taught to work diligently and emphasized good character traits. A Charlotte Mason education means using living books, [...]