How To Prepare For Homeschooling



Making The Decision

Find Out Your State's Requirements

Determine Your Child's Learning StyleVisual Learner




Research Homeschooling Methods

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Classical Method

The Montessori Method

Religious Method

Traditional / Structured / School-At-Home Approach

Unit Studies / Integrated Studies / Thematic Unit


Online Distant and Community Learning

The Eclectic Method

Determine The Cost

Curriculum / Learning Materials

Sample Eclectic Curriculum

Shop for Curriculum Materials

Supplies / Equipment / Furniture

Other Resources

Set Up & Organize


There are two types of visual learning styles. They are linguistic and spatial. Liguistic visual learners remember information better when they read it or write it down.  Spatial visual learners remember better by seeing pictures, charts, graphs, videos, or live performances.  Spatial visual learners need to have something to focus on visually to keep their attention during a lecture or they will lose their concentration. Visual learners don't retain what they hear for very long, they need visual cues to help them retain information.

Children who are spatial visual learners should:

  • Use their imagination to make mental pictures     
  • Draw a diagrams to reinforce what is heard
  • Make pictures and graphic organizations 
  • Take notes in colored pencils
  • Highlight and underline key concepts
  • Make Lists 
  • Read information that has to be learned
  • Use flashcards, charts, graphs, maps, timelines, handouts
  • Use demostrations, videotapes and filmstrips

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