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Old 08-05-2011, 04:47 PM   #1
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Default Homeschooling approach and personality type

It's been noted on a classical ed board I'm on that our members trend heavily to I, N, and J, each at 75-80%, with T/F about equal (those who answer polls about it, anyway ). A full 20% were INTJs and another 20% were INFJs, both of which types are rare, about 1-2% of the population. So I was wondering what other hs approaches correlated with specific personality types.

Anyway, I'm an INTJ, and I'm doing traditional classical education - focus is on math and classical languages.

So how about you?
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Old 08-05-2011, 06:05 PM   #2
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eNFj -- and i am doing classical christian (mostly following well trained mind)
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Another INFJ here

We are very eclectic here...a tad unschooly...and while I've read about classical education, we really do NOT fit into that particular branch of homeschooling.
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Old 08-05-2011, 06:41 PM   #4
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ENFP here and while I love much of the classical education theory and philosophy, making it a reality comes much more difficult to me. So, I'm pretty eclectic, like Charlotte Mason's philosophy as well, and am doing my best to blend quite a few different styles into one that works for us.
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I'm an INTJ doing Charlotte Mason.
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Old 08-05-2011, 06:43 PM   #6
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I'm an INTJ and we're very eclectic, bordering on unschooling. That said, I sometimes struggle with that, in many respects I LOVE it and truly believe it's what's best for my children. But if it was "all about me" having everything beautifully planned out for all 12 years with every i dotted and every t cross would be heavenly LOL.
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eNFp here. I don't know what we are. I know "fly by the seat of our pants" did not work for me, because I lost my momentum every time we got rolling good. I need a list and a plan that is somewhat flexible but has a definite next step...and so that is what we are pretty much doing...except for Social Studies....and I'm not sure how I'm doing on that.
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Default Re: Homeschooling approach and personality type

So I guess I'm the first with an S that's ringing in?

Although I'm an ISTJ -- so, not too far off the norm. I'd define myself as eclectic/structured/living books type girl.
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i can see the J thing and the I thing. most moms who feel they cannot homeschool say that is so b/c 1) they need to get out more 2) they can't organize it those would be your e's and p's.

i'm an ENFP and we are waldorfy unschoolers for now. when ds gets older we (and by that i mean my dh) will be doing more unit and theme study
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INTJ here and I create my own curriculum. It's a math and science focus, though. Grammar is important, as well.
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DH is INfP and I, for the sake of argument, am probably istP.
We both started out very strongly on the unschooling/natural learning side, I am now leaning CM and as we hope to be able to continue sharing homeschooling together we'll probably end up 'relaxed/CM/unschooling'.

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See, for me, being a P is part of not wanting to put my kids through the awfully J environment of school (school really didn't work for DH in particular - P is part of that - probably the N, too )
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ISFJ - doing a lot of WTM stuff for History and Language Arts (we haven't started Latin or any foreign language). I am not following their math and science. For that we are doing Right Start and Math Mammoth (and a few others ) and BFSU and REAL Science Odyssey.
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We both started out very strongly on the unschooling/natural learning side, I am now leaning CM and as we hope to be able to continue sharing homeschooling together we'll probably end up 'relaxed/CM/unschooling'.

See, for me, being a P is part of not wanting to put my kids through the awfully J environment of school (school really didn't work for DH in particular - P is part of that - probably the N, too )

people who say that usually imagine the sort of thing where you stay home all day and lecture, read, and grade papers ya know, ones who don't really know about different ways of homeschooling

and i totally agree with you, having someone's J'ness imposed on me through out of home schooling sounds just awful to me!
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I'm an INTj/p

I love Charlotte Mason and plan on doing a literature-based approach. I still have another year before I start thinking about doing much formal work (other than what the girls beg me to do with them) so I'll be doing much more research this year. I'm very excited! So far we've been mainly reading Sonlight books out loud and using the Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Lessons book which my girls enjoy very much
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