Posts Tagged ‘ Cafi Cohen ’

Homeschooling History

Homeschooling History

Back issues of Home Education Magazine are available individually or in annual sets for the last ten years, from 2000 through 2009, but further back in our 27 year publishing history the available issues start getting a little thinner, and some issues can no longer be ordered. Only single issues are available for 2001,...
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The "S" Word

The "S" Word

“A new acquaintance, this one a mother with grown children, learned that we had homeschooled our kids. Her most burning concern: what about socialization? “Paradoxically, the questioner had just spent an hour plus with our two kids, home for the holidays. Before she had learned about Jeff and Tamara’s backgrounds, she commented about how...
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Teens and Writing

Teens and Writing

As teenagers, our kids seldom did grammar exercises and never wrote reports and term papers. According to some in the educational establishment, they ought to be poor writers. Not so. Both got “A’s” in their college freshmen English classes. Friends now often ask them for help editing assignments. Both enjoy writing and produce credible...
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Deschooling

Deschooling

In her current Closer Look feature Mary Nix spotlights Deschooling, which is defined by the late Ned Vare as “the word that describes the transition from school to a life of educating ourselves. It is usually the parents who need a helping hand in trusting their own children. That is because we have all...
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The Lives of Homeschoolers

Mary Nix: Over the years Home Education Magazine has consistently offered glimpses into the lives of homeschoolers via articles and interviews. Here are a few of those interviews, along with updated resources: I recall reading and being deeply touched by Helen Hegener’s Conversation with Michelle Wilbert: Living life “Close to the Root” in the...
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