Table of Contents HEM May-June 2002
When the Student Is Ready - by Roberta Greenwood
Each morning, her daughter waited for her to assign work, but Roberta Greenwood refused. She knew in her heart that there were better ways of learning.
Sooner or Later, More or Less - by Brigitte Miner
Brigitte Miner tells how she came to be comfortable with her daughter's pace of learning and choice of topics when she realized that it will all come, sooner or later.
If This Is a Staff Meeting, It Must Be Social Studies - by Caryn Sobel
Can a family choose homeschooling when both parents must work outside the home? Paramedic Caryn Sobel says yes, and her 12-year-old daughter, Emily, says yes, too.
Riding The Rainbow - by Cleva Elaine Richey
Would her little boy ever run to her and hug her like other boys hugged their moms? Elaine Richey shares the story of her autistic son's journey into communication and love.
H is for Homeschooling - by Scott Stevens
H is for Homeschooling, but it doesn't stop there! Scott Stevens, whose children homeschool in a tree house, tells us about homeschooling from A to Z.
Leaping into the Brambles: Natural and Manipulative Authority - by Matt Hern
Matt Hern ponders the difference between coercive authority and the kind we learn to trust to have our best interests at heart.
The Perfect Help Call: Getting it Right (Maybe) - by Gina Rozon
As the only homeschooling mom in town, Gina Rozon was delighted to get three phone calls in a single month, asking for information about homeschooling. But then she wondered: In her eagerness to help, did she say the right things?
Ask Carol - by Carol Narigon
An Unschooling Conversation
The basics on unschooling explored in depth.
Questions and Answers - by Laura Weldon
Homeschooling in a remote area and Rekindling a love for reading
Homeschooling in a remote area; rekindling a love for reading.
Taking Charge - by Larry & Susan Kaseman
Problems With Putting Public E-Schools in Homes
The Kaseman's explore the dangers of 'Public E-schools' on our homeschooling freedoms.
Publishers Notes: Homescholling is About Families - by Helen Hegener
Helen revels in the 'joy of family' that is special to the homeschooling experience.
Homeschooling Books - by Elizabeth McCullough
Elizabeth reviews four new homeschooling books. Homeschooling the Child With ADD or Other Special Needs; Homeschooling Our Children, Unschooling Ourselves; Real Life Homeschooling; Homeschooling on a Shoestring
It's Only Natural - by Barbara Theisen
The old could be hiding some fantastic stuff just beneath the surface.
Good Stuff - by Becky Rupp
Think we're pulling your legume? If you don't know beans, check this out!
My Word! - by David H. Albert
Some test questions are funny, but at whose expense?
On the Web - by Ann Zeise
If you have to test your kids, explore these sites.
Unschooling - by Sandra Dodd
Some of the best lessons happen after sunset in our home.
Grown Homeschoolers - by Peter Kowalke
An Interview with Brad Voeller: Accelerated Distance Learning
The Road Less Traveled - by Linda Dobson
What the Rest Can Learn from Homeschoolers
Linda laments that people are hoping to reap the benefits of homeschool without actually homeschooling.