The Traditional Homeschool Program employs a variety of learning methods, including classes with vendors in the community, project-based learning, parent-designed units, online classes or curricula and other unique and specialized education opportunities to allow students to pursue interests and discover effective learning styles. Parents/Guardians are the primary teacher for their child. When needed, Heartwood teachers lead parents/guardians through their role as homeschool teacher, as well as students through specific learning tasks to demonstrate mastery of each subject. A variety of support levels are available, from fully developed curricula to lessons and units created by the parent. Students using the Traditional Homeschool approach will be allocated educational funds for resources and services to support their educational path. Teachers help parents consider students’ learning styles and interests when determining each student’s instructional plan.
Waldorf-trained resource center teachers will provide group instruction as well as homeschool guidance in a beautiful setting in Central Marin County. Parent involvement at the Resource Center and in extracurricular activities engenders a seamless scholastic experience for students, wherein family life and academic life are unified and mutually supportive.