Posts Tagged ‘ books about homeschooling ’

The Roots of Homeschooling

The Roots of Homeschooling

In her editorial for the July-August issue of Home Education Magazine, HEM publisher Helen Hegener explains the roots of the homeschooling movement in the U.S., beginning with John Holt’s astute observation in How Children Learn, “… the human animal is a learning animal; we like to learn; we are good at it; we don’t...
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Laura Weldon

Laura Weldon

Our long-time HEM “Questions and Answers” columnist, Laura Grace Weldon, is the author of Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everything. Mary Nix interviewed Laura about homeschooling and began by asking what inspired her to write the book, and Laura replied: “There are plenty of answers to that question but I’ll share one. Homeschooling...
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Interview with Laura Weldon

Interview with Laura Weldon

Our long-time HEM “Questions and Answers” columnist, Laura Grace Weldon, is the author of Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everything. She shares research on how we all learn, ways we can connect with others, ideas for helping to create a nurturing community for our children, and insights from homeschoolers around the world. Mary...
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A Matter of Conscience

A Matter of Conscience

Kelly Green is a Canadian/American editor, writer, homeschooling mother and activist, and she believes “…what has happened in England and Sweden in the past year is going to have an impact on education law and civil liberties the world over.” Kelly has been following, assisting, and writing about these situations for some time on...
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Asking Questions, Finding Answers

Asking Questions, Finding Answers

Asking Questions, Finding Answers: A Parent’s Journey through Homeschooling, Tamra Orr’s newly updated and expanded book, is arranged in an engaging question and answer format that provides information and perspective about nearly every imaginable homeschooling issue. Tamra complements her own considerable knowledge and understanding with well-wrought essays by homeschooling parents and teens, whose voices...
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