Posts Tagged ‘ Carol Wanagel ’

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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Revelations of a Homeschooling Mom

Revelations of a Homeschooling Mom

One of our all-time favorite and most-requested articles ran in our January-February, 1995 issue. It was titled Revelations of a Homeschooling Mom, by Carol Wanagel, and it provided an eye-opening look at some discoveries Carol made about homeschooling. After more than 15 years, this article still answers many basic homeschool questions: “Thirteen years ago...
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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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