Category - Types of Homeschooling

Although every homeschooling family is unique, certain types of homeschooling styles have become very popular among homeschooling families.

Types of Homeschooling – “Relaxed” or “Eclectic.” This type of homeschooling is the method used most often by homeschoolers. Eclectic homeschoolers use a little of this and a little of that, using workbooks for math, reading, and spelling, and taking an unschooling approach for the other subjects.

Types of Homeschooling – School-at-Home is the style most often portrayed in the media because it emulates a traditional school system and what mainstream media consider to be homeschooling. This is the most expensive method and the style with the highest burnout rate.

Types of Homeschooling – Charlotte Mason method has at its core the belief that children are not mere containers waiting to be filled with knowledge, but persons in their own right deserving of respect.

Types of Homeschooling – “Classical” approach has existed since the Middle Ages. The goal of the classical approach is to teach people how to learn for themselves. The five tools of learning, known as the Trivium, are Reason, Record, Research, Relate and Rhetoric.

There are certainly other approaches to homeschooling available and we go into some of them below.