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June 2nd, 2010, 12:22 PM
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DH doesn't want to use any actual texts (well...books that were written as texts) and doesn't want to use too much workbook style either. How possible/difficult will this be? I think my biggest concerns are math, Spanish, and grammar.
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June 2nd, 2010, 12:57 PM
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Math might be a problem, but it depends what he means by "text" I suppose, because there are options for both primary and secondary that are a bit outside the box. Spanish probably won't be a problem either... especially if you already know the language. You could use immersion programs, camps, co-ops, classes, or DVDs. Not so sure about grammar. There are things that can be taught with "books", but there are things you may also need to touch on with "textbooks".

Do you know anything about teaching styles... like Charlotte Mason?
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It is completely do able.

You could use a Charlotte Mason style or Waldorf or you could even un-school if that is your style. A lot of people use living math and learn Spanish through immersion. As for grammar it can be learned through good literature or an oral method like First Language Lessons.
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Right now DH and I have a very, very basic Spanish vocabulary. We are getting ready to start a program to learn it together though. He found this awesome site yesterday that we may join: Spanish Learning Community - Tomísimo

Early math I might be able to make my own/find stuff online but I expect that to be time consuming...have no idea how to do grammar without a text.

As far as teaching styles, no...Do you have any good resources/book you can recommend?
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this is Living Math

this is First language Lessons

This is a Waldorf Style curriculum Oak Meadow
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Living math, lapbooks, computer based programs and file folder games!
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June 4th, 2010, 08:05 PM
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As far as teaching styles, no...Do you have any good resources/book you can recommend?
Sorry! I forgot to come back to this! Homeschooling Approaches - Homeschool.com - The #1 Homeschooling Community Also take a look at our resource subforum.

http://www.justmommies.com/forums/f1...urriculum.html (Teaching Styles, Reviews of & Where to Buy Curriculum)

http://www.justmommies.com/forums/f1...g-started.html (Getting Started)

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