Not sure what homeschooling methods to use with your children? There are more methods available than imaginable. Figuring out what works best for your family can be a real challenge, but it doesn't have to be as difficult as you might think.
Choosing a Homeschooling Method
As with most aspects of homeschooling, the trick is to find the method that works best for you, your family, and your situation. Regardless of how well-reviewed a method or tool is, if it doesn't fit your life, you probably won't use it.
Examine your goals and your lifestyle closely. If you and your family enjoy studying nature and taking walks together, you might enjoy the Charlotte Mason method, which focuses on copywork, nature studies, and notebooking. If you are interested in a rigorous, structured course of study, you would probably enjoy classical education and the Well Trained Mind.
If you tend to be flexible and like to follow your children's interests, unit studies might be a good fit. If you like to take that even further and skip a curriculum, perhaps unschooling would be worth a look.
Nothing is Final
Explore religious homeschooling, secular homeschooling, classical education, unschooling and literature unit studies until you find the one that resonates with your family. With the help of these informative and detailed articles, you'll have a routine in place and the ability to tweak your methods and find the perfect mix.
Some of the homeschooling methods you'll find are common methods that many homeschoolers use. Others you may not have heard of yet, or may be fresh and new approaches. New methods and ideas are being added regularly, so check back often!