Tools of Engagement

There are many tools used in Engaged Homeschooling. Homeschooling parents who are satisfied with the engagement of their kids, and thus with their learning, are often using these tools and imbuing their homeschooling with these attributes:

Autonomy
Interests
Learning styles
Opportunities for mastery
Relationship
Egalitarianism
Sense of purpose
Content
Relevance
Hands-on
Authenticity
Service
Mentorships
Apprenticeships
Facilitation
Guided Questions/Inquiry
Constructivism
Aspects of multiple homeschooling styles
Social interaction
Creativity
Security
Field trips
Classes
Community organizations and opportunities
Curriculum
Co-ops
Empowerment
Study
Sense of justice/Activism/Causes
Recreation
Games
The Arts
Work
Curiosity
Entrepreneurship
Original Research
Technology
Crafts
Awareness of developmental stages
Nature
Activity
Sports/Athletics
Audio
Video/Film
Discipleship or Modeling
Spiritual growth
Animals
Agriculture
Traditions
Competition
Non-competition
Strewing
Coaches
Teachers and tutors
Delayed academics
Homesteading
Practice
Scribing
Narration

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