Home Education Magazine – HEM

Our July – August Issue

Our July – August Issue

The July-August, 2012 issue of Home Education Magazine – HEM features articles such as Sharing the Family Travel Journal, by Angelle Gremillion, explaining her family’s surprising experiences in keeping a shared travel journal as they vacation in Europe; in Accidental Unschooler, Stephanie W. Lillegard shares her amusing and unexpected conversion to an unschooling mom; Agnes Penny compares the benefits and...
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May-June 2012 Home Education Magazine

Emily McIntyre contemplates, and celebrates, the inability to answer that damning question: “And what do you do?"

Home Education Magazine’s May-June 2012 issue is in production. The May-June 2012 Table of Contents is up and ready for review. In this issue you will find old friends, new voices and, as always, homeschooling articles, news and information with that special perspective on homeschooling that you have come to expect from Home Education...
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Intrinsic Motivations for Learning

Intrinsic Motivations for Learning

“As homeschoolers we need to find ways to reach out to teachers and parents who don’t want to see childrens’ 12 years of compulsory schooling reduced to skills training for big business. Nurturing the human capacity to learn through love and intrinsic motivation is as important to life — to me, more important —...
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Homeschool Revelations

Homeschool Revelations

Defining homeschooling is a little like describing a color, and every bit as elusive. You can rely on commonly-held descriptions; for example, we generally all agree on what blue looks like, but what about cobalt, aqua, navy, cyan, sapphire, azure, indigo, cerulean, turquoise or cornflower? It’s the same with homeschooling. There’s a generally accepted...
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Math Lessons

Math Lessons

In the current July-August issue of Home Education Magazine, in her article titled Math Lessons, homeschooling mom Cheryl Trzasko writes about the lessons she learned as a child, while sailing around the world aboard a yacht with her family for two years: “Sometimes days, or more than a week, would pass between math lessons....
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