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Eclectic Homeschooling | The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles

Welcome to the ninth, and final, post in the Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles series! Click here to view the rest of the series. Eclectic homeschooling is the style that isn’t a style! Basically, it’s a catch-all style for people that develop their own way of homeschooling that doesn’t really fit into any other style. When you have educational freedom, then fitting yourself into any educational philosophy, even an alternative one, can be constricting. Think of homeschooling like a buffet restaurant. Each style is a specific diet. Maybe classical is vegetarian, so you’ll skip the meat. Unit study devotees are…
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Project-Based Homeschooling | The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles

Welcome to the eighth post in the Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles series! Click here to view the rest of the series.   Project-based homeschooling is based on the Reggio Emilia educational philosophy. The philosophy developed in the city of Reggio Emilia in Italy after World War 2, with the work of Loris Malaguzzi, a psychologist. Still popular in schools, it is usually limited to preschool and primary school ages. It is less a method than an approach or philosophy. There’s no prescribed curriculum, or materials, or developmental expectations. You can’t train specifically to be a Reggio teacher, and anyone…
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Steiner / Waldorf homeschooling - The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles from Fearless Homeschool

Steiner / Waldorf | The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles

The Steiner/Waldorf approach to education uses art, craft, literature and hands-on learning to provide a holistic education. Find out how to begin using a Waldorf approach in your homeschool here.
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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, or  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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Charlotte Mason | The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles

The Charlotte Mason method of homeschooling aims to provide a wide-ranging education based on living resources. Find out more here!
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Classical Education | The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles Series

The classical education method aims to teach children how to think, rather than what to think. Read about the history, structure and the pros and cons of providing a classical education to decide if this method will suit you and your family.
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Unschooling | The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles from Fearless Homeschool

Unschooling | The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles

Choosing a homeschooling style? Unschooling is a popular method of homeschooling. It seeks to nurture and develop children's natural love of learning by giving them autonomy of their own education. Find out more here!
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The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles and Methods - Distance Education and School at Home. From Fearless Homeschool.

Distance education / School at Home: The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles

Welcome to the first post in the Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles series! Click here to view the rest of the series Distance education and school at home are what most people picture when they think of homeschooling. Parent as teacher, kids sitting around the table doing worksheets, with set hours and curriculum. They both match school fairly closely, except the work is carried out at home. Distance Education in Australia Distance Education is popular in Australia due to our geographical remoteness. This is where a school provides the entire curriculum, and is responsible for the child's learning. You are…
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The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles, from Fearless Homeschool

The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles

In this series, we take a tour through the most popular methods of homechooling. Each method is covered comprehensively and in-depth. Links to further resources and curriculum examples are provided to enable you to delve deeply into the methods that attract you, and create a clear educational philosophy for your family.
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