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HEM January-February/00

Table of Contents HEM January-February 2000


Navigating and Healing Homeschool Rifts - by Charlotte C Monte
Thoughts on how to deal with criticism of your homeschooling efforts

Ready Reference - by Kim O'Hara
How to use online resources for reference in your homeschooling

Electronic Homeschooling Support: A Warmly Human Endeavor - by Teri Brown
Finding homeschooling friends online

Behind the Mask: What the Phantom of the Opera Taught Us - by Amy Hollingsworth
How the study of a popular opera led to multiple avenues of learning

Doing the Socialization Shuffle - by Katje Sabin
Providing healthy opportunities for socialization for our kids

Homeschooling Through Disasters - by Jennifer Logner
Coping with -and learning from - natural disasters

How Any Ol' Homeschooling Mom Can Organize a Homeschool Convention - by Sherry Stacy
How to plan and organize a homeschool convention

Five Steps to Unschooling - by Joyce Fetteroll
Unschooling runs counter to much of what we were told about learning. Joyce Fetteroll shares ideas to start building towards an unschooling direction.

No Simple Answer - by Becky Jackson
How to handle negative criticism of your decision to homeschool


Taking Charge - by Larry & Susan Kaseman
Working for Homeschooling Freedoms: Chore or Opportunity?
Why it's important for homeschoolers to continue working to protect hard-won homeschooling freedoms

News Watch - by Linda Dobson
Technology, Citizenship, Coming of Age, School Funding
Linda discusses news stories about Technology, Citizenship, Coming of Age, and School Funding

Good Stuff - by Becky Rupp
When is the Millenium Anyway? - Calendars and Clocks for Kids
Resources reviewed: Calendars, clocks, Bible studies, math, science, journals

Homeschooling Books - by Lillian Jones
And the Skylark Sings With Me, The Heart of a Family
Lillian reviews And the Skylark Sings With Me: Adventures in Homeschooling and Community-Based Education by David H. Albert; and The Heart of a Family: Searching America for New Traditions That Fulfill Us, by Meg Cox

So Many Books - by Joan Torkildson
Money Sense for Kids!; The Hospitable Desert; Old Testament Days; Shakespeare for Kids; The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia; The Kingfisher Book of Religions; More Milly-Molly-Mandy

Notes From a Homeschooling Dad - by Jeff Kelety
A List For The Millennium
A homeschooling father's thoughts at the end of a millennium

Unschooler in College - by Peter Kowalke
Peter's reflections on his trip to the GWS conference

Older Kids - by Cafi Cohen
Beyond Names, Dates, and Places
Cafi's resource suggestions for making history come alive

Early Years - by Linda Dobson
Y2K Homeschooling Emergency Resources
Y2K Homeschooling Emergency Resources

It's Only Natural - by Barbara Theisen
Barbara's thoughts on walking under a full moon with her children

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