Table of Contents HEM March-April 1990
Editorial - by Mark and Helen Hegener
An exploration of the tendency for children to watch the same movies over and over again, to read or request the same books, the same music - are there lessons in all this repetition?
In Our Experience - by Penny Barker
Homeschooling families share their experiences with competition.
How to Raise an Art Smart Child - by Boni Hamilton
Tips and ideas for instilling an appreciation for art in your children.
From Home School to College: Freshman Comp - by Craig Conley
Homeschooled Craig Conley explains how he found himself teaching freshman composition in college.
Confessions of a Conference Junkie - by Susan Evans
An experienced conference-goer shares her tips and secrets for attending and enjoying conferences.
Fun Writing - by Julie Nottage
Information on how your kids can start writing to foreign pen pals.
Have a WILD Day - by Diane Chodan
Project WILD is Wildlife in Learning Design, a program defined as a supplementary, interdisciplinary environmental education program that emphasizes wildlife.
Using Our National Parks - by Susan Dugan
Great opportunities for learning in our nation's national park system.
Physical Education for Home Schoolers - by Elaine Iwano
Developing a physical education program or gym class through your local community resources.
Perspectives - by Jane Williams
A discussion of issues in education.
Higher Education - by Judy Gelner
A look at letting go when your homeschooler leaves for college.
The Micro-Chip Teacher - by Mikell Billoki
Reviews of computer software games as a family pasttime.
Talk About Learning - by Earl Gary Stevens
Earl discovers that his state education officials have only been exposed to one type of homeschooling: "It would be better here and everywhere else if homeschoolers worked to support diversity among themselves and to gain political legitimacy for that diversity."
Reflections - by Kathleen Creech
Kathleen counsels a friend whose son shows signs of giftedness: "He really needs someplace where he can count in hexadecimal without being teased or put down."