How to Begin with a Principle Approach® Homeschool

The Principle Approach®

Why a Principle Approach® Homeschool?

The Principle Approach® comprehends the providential history of American Education, its triumphs, its erosion, and its restoration. The method is Biblical classical as practiced generally in the era that built the American Republic. The Principle Approach rests upon reasoning from the Word of God to obtain knowledge-with-wisdom to produce a Biblical worldview as applied to all of life and learning.

-The Foundation for American Christian Education

The Principle Approach® is an American Christian Education

Learn about what an American Christian Education is and why it’s imperative for keeping our Constitutional Federal Representative Republic.


The Elements of a Principle Approach® Way of Learning

Learn about The Elements of a Principle Approach® Way of Learning. Upon reading this, you’ll have a clearer view of all the components that make up the whole of this form of education.



What Everyone Must Know About the Principle Approach®

Before long, another individual who isn’t trained in the philosophy and method of the Principle Approach® will misrepresent it. In general, they’ll read a book or two (or portions) or glance at some of the curriculum. And then they’ll make incorrect statements about it. Therefore, this article is important about clearing up misunderstandings about the Principle Approach® to History. Particularly, this article addresses misrepresentation from a popular homeschool speaker—it’s written in a book of his and given in one of his homeschool workshops.


The Principle Approach® to Notebooking

Discover how the notebooking method is applied in a Principle Approach® education. In general, notebooking is often used to file worksheets. However, that’s not the case with this philosophy or method of education.


The Principle Approach® to Writing

As a part of raising scholars with Biblical thinking and reasoning skills, students apply the Principle Approach® to writing. Because writing incorporates the philosophy and method, students’ notebooks reveal their producers as disciples of Christ for all of life.



The Principle Approach® to Literature

Unquestionably, the approach to literature studies in a Principle Approach® education is an elevated way of learning. Specifically, we break it down into five easy steps to engage our students with Biblical reasoning as they read.


The Principle Approach® to Art

When art is taught with a focus on “this person painted this” and “it happened at this time on the timeline” and “here are the techniques he or she used,” this is a humanist worldview way of teaching. However, the Principle Approach® to Art is Biblio-centeric. To be sure, there are contrasts between these to ways of teaching the discipline of Art.



The Principle Approach® to History

Learn how the Principle Approach® to History is a cut above other philosophies and methods. See how it teaches students how Christ is the Focal Point of History and how students reason and relate Biblically through this subject.



The Principle Approach® in Geography

Indeed, the Principle Approach® to Geography is more than just dry facts, locations, events at those locations, and geological features. Pursuing this further, you’ll discover that it teaches students how to study this subject with a Providential View and how to think and reason Biblically through their studies.


The Principle Approach® to American Government and Civics

Learn how the Principle Approach® to civics teaches students how to vote wisely according to American Principles (based on our basic founding Biblical principles).



Principle Approach® Homeschool Podcast

Finally, we have a Principle Approach® homeschool podcast for you to continue on your learning journey and to find encouragement—Principles in Practice Homeschool Podcast. Or, you can subscribe to Podbean and never miss a podcast!