Choosing Your Homeschool Style
Here you’ll find information about developing your unique homeschooling style and resources for school planning and setting goals for your child’s progress..
When selecting your homeschool method, consider your priorities, goals, and capabilities. The "right" method for your family depends heavily on what those are. This infographic outlines some of the questions to ask yourself first.
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Common Homeschool Styles
Educators have long believed that each child has a specific learning style (i.e. visual, auditory, kinesthetic, etc) and learn better when taught using their predominant style. Psychologists now say that the learning style model can be detrimental and that students benefit from experimenting with a variety of learning strategies.
Below, you will find information and resources regarding learning styles and creating the right learning environment at home for your child.
See how some of the different learning styles work in this infographic.
The Learning Scientists: Six Strategies for Effective Learning
Smithsonian: Sending Learning Styles Out of Style (video)
Scholastic: Different Learning Styles
Creating Your Child's Learning Environment
How to Create a Learning-Friendly Environment in Your Home
How to Create the Ideal Homeschool Environment
7 Tips for Creating a Pro-Learning Homeschool Environment
Filling in Your School Year — The Big Picture View
Nitty Gritty Lesson Planning
Choosing Planning Tools That Work for Me
The Drawing Board: The Art of School Planning
Lesson Plans by Grade and Subject
Scope and Sequence Checklist
Tracking Your Child's Progress
How to Homeschool High School
Do I Need to Use an Accredited Homeschool Program?
Homeschoolers and College Admission Requirements
College Scholarship Ideas for Homeschoolers
Homeschooling a High Schooler Who is NOT College-Bound
Standardized Testing for High School Homeschoolers