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Loving the Library

Loving the Library

Of all possible homeschooling resources – after, of course, such pipe-dream unobtainables as unlimited time and money – next-best is a library card. Kids vary certainly, but there’s no doubt, as Neil Postman said, that a magnificent education can be obtained solely through reading; and even for the reading-resistant, the library has a lot...
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Interview with James Marcus Bach

Interview with James Marcus Bach

The Nov-Dec issue features an interview with James Marcus Bach, who writes of being “dedicated to a certain lifestyle of mind. I call it intellectual buccaneering. I call myself a buccaneer-scholar. Just as the original buccaneers would not submit to authority in their pursuit of worldly riches, neither do us modern buccaneers yoke ourselves...
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Free Range Learning

Free Range Learning

Laura Weldon has been a long-time columnist for Home Education Magazine, editing our popular Questions and Answers section in every issue. Now Laura has drawn on her own experiences in homeschooling, plus the wisdom of over 100 families from around the world, for a book which brings the endless joys and wonders of homeschooling...
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The Lifetime Learning Companion

The Lifetime Learning Companion

The Lifetime Learning Companion: The Best of the Home School Source Book, by Jean and Donn Reed, distills a lifetime of passion for homeschooling and self-directed learning, gathering the very best of the author’s essays and articles from a variety of sources. Addressing all ages and a wide variety of subjects, it offers the...
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Homeschool Classics

Homeschool Classics

Betsy Wald, the branch manager at the Hilton Branch Library in Maplewood, New York, put together a syllabus of recommended reading for people who teach their children at home, or are considering doing so. She writes: “The following homeschooling ‘classics’ are recommended for everyone — regardless of educational philosophy –- both for questioning assumptions...
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