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HEM May-June 2011
May-June/11




Cultivating a Question-asking Habit


CreekSchooling


Wonder Woman - History Teacher

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Table of Contents HEM May-June 2011

May-June/11

Features

Interviews - by Helen Hegener
Interview with Kate Fridkis
Helen interviews unschooler Kate Fridkis.

Articles

Cultivating a Question-asking Habit - by Lyn Riverstone
Lyn Riverstone describes how to help children develop a habit of asking good questions as a means for improving their mathematics learning and confidence.

Beware the Ambition Monster - by Sue Zelie
In our enthusiastic promotion and even sacrifice for our children, we often fail to see where our job ends and theirs begin. This homeschooling mother of an aspiring ballerina shares what is integrally more important to our children's success than a parent's boundless ambition.

The Science Fair It's Not Just for Geeks Any More - by Lisa Wainright
Lisa Wainwright shows how children learn life skills and academics through participating in science fairs; not only do they learn science--they also practice math, language arts, presentation skills and public speaking, research skills, motor skills, technology, and time management.

Healing the Community with Children - by Eva-Maria Swidler
Homeschooling benefits children and families alike. In this article, Eva Swidler argues that bringing children out of schools and back into public space will benefit communities, too.

CreekSchooling - by Pamela Jorrick
For the Jorrick family, learning in the great outdoors is a core part of the families homeschooling lifestyle. Pamela Jorrick explains how CreekSchooling works for them.

Wonder Woman: Our First History Teacher - by Tracy Million Simmons
An unschooling mom reviews the flow of a season's historical studies and how it all started with a comic book about Wonder Woman.

Departments

HEM Classics -
Living Together, Learning Together
Karen-Mende Fridkis describes her family's approach to unschooling.

Columns

Questions and Answers - by Laura Weldon
Peer Pressure from a Former Homeschooler and Child Protective Services and Educational Neglect
HEM readers share their perspectives and experiences on two homeschooling-related questions; Peer Pressure, and CPS and Educational Neglect.

Learning 101 - by Tamra Orr
A Matter of Soul
Tami shares some thoughts on homeschooling and religion.

Taking Charge - by Larry & Susan Kaseman
Does Homeschooling Prepare Kids for the Real World?
The Kaseman's explore how, as homeschoolers, we have many opportunities to offer our kids a better way to learn about the 'real world' than conventional schools can.

Publisher's Note - by Helen Hegener
A Piece of Homeschool History
Helen takes a look back 15 years at a statement that came out ofthe National Homeschooling Roundtable Conference - Homeschooling Families: Ready for the Next Decade

Good Stuff - by Becky Rupp
Survivors!
Becky explores the survival scenario - that is, what should a useful person carry at all times to be adequately prepared for disaster?

My Word! - by David H. Albert
Average
David explores how the myth of the average child plays out negative ways for kids, families and our country.

Road Less Traveled - by Linda Dobson
Try a Relaxed Learning Summer
Linda shares some ideas and resources for a fun-filled summer with a focus on continuing the learning

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