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Boost Your Pack

Boost Your Pack

This Scouting Magazine article is a pleasant surprise. Plug Into the Network Why hooking up with the homeschooled can boost your pack. Homeschool families can make a great addition to many packs because they’re child-focused, contain involved parents, and often share many of Cub Scouting’s core values. How can you connect with homeschool families...
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Children Teach Themselves to Read

Children Teach Themselves to Read

In a blog post titled Children Teach Themselves to Read for the respected journal Psychology Today, author Peter Gray, a research professor of psychology at Boston College who has published research in comparative, evolutionary, developmental, and educational psychology, explains the various approaches to teaching children to read. He revisits the age-old “reading wars” between...
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Iditarod Curriculum

Iditarod Curriculum

The 2010 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race starts the first weekend in March, and for thousands of kids across the U.S. and around the world, it becomes a fun and engaging time to track the teams and learn about math, science, history, geography, language arts skills and much more in the context of an...
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HEM News & Commentary

HEM News & Commentary

HEM’s News & Commentary tracks news stories of interest to homeschoolers and the homeschooling community. Recent posts include: Uplifting the Discourse Arrest Story Goes Viral A Tough Read Misdirected Angst Couple Arrested for Homeschooling in New York More Like Homeschooling Making a Stand for the Traditional Classroom Getting “Homeschooling” Right Education Research Homeschoolers and...
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Eli Gerzon's Worldschool

Eli Gerzon's Worldschool

Eli Gerzon is a grown homeschooler who leads Worldschool Travel Tours especially for homeschooling/unschooling young adults. His current blog post details the amazing three week trip with six homeschoolers he led to Japan in November, with lots of wonderful photos of the trip. Eli included some new information about his next Worldschool Travel Tour,...
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