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Montessori | The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles

Welcome to the seventh post in the Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles series! Click here to view the rest of the series.   The Montessori method of education was created by Maria Montessori (1870-1952). Originally a physician, Montessori started working with young children with special needs. After experimenting with methods to help them learn she then applied the methods she developed to other children. They helped all children learn, and so the Montessori method of education was born. Montessori believed that children learn no matter what. Therefore, it is better to put effort into improving their environment and modelling desired…
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Unit Studies | The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles

Welcome to the fifth post in the Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles series! Click here to view the rest of the series. Unit studies involve choosing a theme, then organising work covering subject areas around that theme. A theme could be a classic novel, a topic such as France, stingrays or trucks, orĀ  a historical period. Unit studies can be as brief as a week, or last for months. You can do one topic at a time or switch between a few. They're a great way to learn in depth about a topic and have your child delve deeply into…
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