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Homeschool on the Homestead: Where Nature is the Classroom

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Touted as an advantage for homeschooling was developing a connection with nature by learning skills such as growing produce and animal husbandry. Reasons noted for homeschooling included children possessing gifts or challenges traditional schooling is unequipped to handle. While adhering to the state’s core curriculum and assessments, it utilizes teaching methods aligning with learning styles and interests and prioritize mastery over grades. Local support for homeschooled children includes Asheville Arboretum’s EXPLORE and Earthaven Ecovillage.