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The #1 mistake new homeschoolers make is trying to duplicate school at home.
The organization and curriculum used in schools are designed out of necessity to keep all the kids on the same page - literally.
When you're teaching just your own kids, you have a lot more flexibility. You can -- and should -- have powerful learning experiences without using a curriculum.
In truth, the key to powerful learning is very simple:
Learning can be a fun adventure.
Children learn more quickly and the learning is more memorable when it's fun. By introducing topics through fun activities, we spark interest in the learners.
To spark interest, Celebration Education provides adventurous learning experiences in the form of:
a variety of classes
plentiful field trips
exciting year-long themes and weekly topics
Once curiosity is sparked, who knows where it'll lead?
Let your children explore the topic! Let them choose how they “play” with the information. They can:
learn within their own intelligences and learning styles
delve into the topics for as long as they like
spend hours Googling about it
read books that relate
create a puppet show
write a report
etc... the ways to experience a topic are endless!
Don't be surprised when your children get excited about the stuff they're learning and doing.
Don't be surprised when one interest expands into other interests.
Don't be surprised when your children become insatiable learners.
Enjoy the process! They are YOUR wonderful children!