Articles

David Albert: Flat Universe

In his debut My Word! column for Home Education Magazine, the Sept/Oct 2000 issue, author and homeschool advocate David Albert chose to write about “A Flat Universe and the Nature of Science“: About a month ago, a homeschooling mom with an obviously precocious ten-year-old, wrote to me with a problem: “We read in The...
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Cultural Diversity

Cultural Diversity

In the March/April 1999 issue of Home Education Magazine, homeschooling mom Yvette Dubel addresses the question of “Cultural Diversity:” My decision to homeschool was partly inspired by my desire to have my children grow to know themselves before meeting the labels society had in store for them. We are a bicultural family. I use...
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Reading Lessons

Reading Lessons

In her article titled "Reading Lessons" for the March-April 1997 issue of Home Education Magazine, Valerie Bonham Moon describes how her children learned to read by being read to: "The skill of divining the sense of arbitrary ink marks on paper isn't taught from other arbitrary ink marks in books. As with the spoken...
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Learning Seasons

Mary Nix has collected a delightful mix of articles from past issues of Home Education Magazine under the heading 'Homeschool Seasons,' and it includes writings on children and learning by Amber P. Keefer, Helen Hegener, Linda Dobson, Larry and Susan Kaseman, Barbara Theisen, Joyce Kurtak Fetteroll, Karen Vogel, and Tamara Orr. As Mary notes,...
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Winging It With Curriculum

Winging It With Curriculum

In the July/August 2009 Home Education Magazine, the article titled 'Winging it with Curriculum,' by Stefanie Hofman, is a lyrical, lovely examination of what it means to be a family, Stefanie explores the similarities between a family of wild geese and her own family rhythms and approaches to learning.
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