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Welcome to The “Why Homeschool?” Guest Post Series on Teach Beside Me. Each week I feature different homeschool families. They share their stories with us~ their reasons for homeschooling as well as some great tips and advice. To participate in the series, or see some of the past entries, check the Guest Post page.
This week, we have a wonderful post from Eddie (or Erin) who blogs over at The Usual Mayhem.
What homeschooling style do we use? I am a huge fan of the Charlotte Mason style of learning, although because of provincial requirements we have had to make some adjustments. We also love a good unit study, although we always try to apply Miss Mason’s techniques to them. And we notebook, because it’s so rewarding for them to look at again later.
Some resources I couldn’t live without? Hmmm….if I were going to the proverbial desert island, I would take a laptop (because I’m sure this island would have internet!), lots of paper and drawing supplies. But since I live in the real world and not on Gilligan’s