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The eclectic approach can also include developing moral character, with some choosing to do so through a variety of ways and those that best meet the needs of the family. "Eclectic homeschoolers may choose the approach of the relaxed homeschooler, allowing the child to learn at [their] own pace especially in the child's early years," [more...]

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Eclectic Homeschooling

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Upon returning from our annual homeschooling convention this week-end, I've stepped into this week with a new sense of confidence and assurance. I am endowed with a new identity...that of an "Eclectic" Homeschooler. In the past, I was under the impression that the term eclectic meant using a little bit of this curriculum and a little bit of that. However, I've come to understand that the term actually refers to using a variety of "styles and philosophies" rather than referring to using various resources. [more...]

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The Eclectic Homeschooler

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I'm what you would call an eclectic homeschooler. I don't use one prepackaged curriculum to achieve my goals for each child. I use a little of this, a little of that. I pick a math program that works best for Elena and a different one for Carmelita. I buy some counting bears for Niko, only to resell them a month later when he would rather count his cars. I hear about a fabulous history unit study, and we use that for a while&151;until I read about an amazing set of historical biographies. [more...]

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Putting Together An Eclectic Curriculum

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For us, trial and error worked better than copying anybody else or adopting a full-service curriculum or a specific educational philosophy. We made many mistakes; in baseball parlance, we had more strikes than hits. Fortunately, homeschooling gave us and the kids time to learn from those mistakes in a forgiving atmosphere. If something was not working, we simply dispensed with it and moved on. [more...]

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Eclectic Method - Homeschool Links - Homeschool Resources

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A must read for all Americans who are concerned about our governments easy answers to our problems.

Glen Beck - Common Sense

A must read for all Americans who are concerned about our governments easy answers to our problems.

Glen Beck - Common Sense

The Best of All Worlds

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The eclectic approach can also include developing moral character, with some choosing to do so through a variety of ways and those that best meet the needs of the family. "Eclectic homeschoolers may choose the approach of the relaxed homeschooler, allowing the child to learn at [their] own pace especially in the child's early years," [more...]

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Eclectic Homeschooling

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Upon returning from our annual homeschooling convention this week-end, I've stepped into this week with a new sense of confidence and assurance. I am endowed with a new identity...that of an "Eclectic" Homeschooler. In the past, I was under the impression that the term eclectic meant using a little bit of this curriculum and a little bit of that. However, I've come to understand that the term actually refers to using a variety of "styles and philosophies" rather than referring to using various resources. [more...]

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The Eclectic Homeschooler

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I'm what you would call an eclectic homeschooler. I don't use one prepackaged curriculum to achieve my goals for each child. I use a little of this, a little of that. I pick a math program that works best for Elena and a different one for Carmelita. I buy some counting bears for Niko, only to resell them a month later when he would rather count his cars. I hear about a fabulous history unit study, and we use that for a while&151;until I read about an amazing set of historical biographies. [more...]

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Putting Together An Eclectic Curriculum

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For us, trial and error worked better than copying anybody else or adopting a full-service curriculum or a specific educational philosophy. We made many mistakes; in baseball parlance, we had more strikes than hits. Fortunately, homeschooling gave us and the kids time to learn from those mistakes in a forgiving atmosphere. If something was not working, we simply dispensed with it and moved on. [more...]

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