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December 05, 2007

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Stephanie

Great post! That's the goal for us as well, only now I have a name for it. Here's hoping that Frankensteinian homeschooling becomes all the rage. The next generation might just be able to fix some of the problems in the world if they have that mindset!

Evan Hadkins

Thanks for this.

I think that mixing and matching the theories to match the kids must be the healthiest approach.

Homestead Mama

Funny... two of the approaches that appeal to me most are: unschooling and classical education - POLAR OPPOSITE!!! Well, atleast we have the freedom to decide on our one which way to go.

Sunnymom

We are very eclectic HSers- so much so that our methodologies are subject to change without notice! Most of what we would be considered by most as unschooling, but we do use curriculum for math and language arts when it fits our purpose.

I have always thought of home education as being a collaboration of child and parent- with the parent as more of a coach or guide than a 'teacher'. The tools and methods we employ in this endeavor are going to be as different as the families who use them.

We 'named' our homeschool after the street we live on, but it'd be a hoot to see a T-shirt with "I Am An Honor Student At Frankenstein Academy" on it! :D

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