20 Elements of Success, Home-School Basics
There is not just one right way.
One of the great advantages of home education is its extreme flexibility. Each family is free to choose from among many excellent options the educational philosophies, methods, materials, and schedules that best suit its needs. A rudimentary understanding of these and other issues basic to home education will empower parents to make choices that will lead to their success.
Consideration can be given to preferences in teaching and learning styles; students’ developmental levels, strengths, and weaknesses; the teacher’s knowledge, experience, and confidence; the family’s resources of time and money; and the number of children.
There truly is not just one right way to home school or one best curriculum for everyone. Whatever your individual situation, there are multiple solutions that can make home schooling a blessing to your family.
Questions & Answers
Frequently Asked Questions
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Articles on Getting Started
20 Elements of Success in Christian Home Education
Educational Approaches and Methods
Teaching Several Children at Once
Evaluate Curriculum from a Christian World View
Checklist for Starting a School Year
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