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Won’t Work On Her Own? – Q&A July-August 2010

Won’t Work On Her Own? – Q&A July-August 2010

HEM’s Questions & Answers for the July-August, 2010 issue: How Do I Handle a Child Who Won’t Work On Her Own? My older daughter was easy to homeschool because she was independent and liked to read on her own. This freed me up to pursue my own interests. My youngest daughter...
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Interview with Jake Nix

Interview with Jake Nix

The March-April, 2010 issue of Home Education Magazine features Mary Nix interviewing her youngest son, Jake, home from college on his first year living away from home. Jake tells us homeschooling, and more specifically interest based learning, helped him to realize that his education was his own responsibility: “Following my own interests from a...
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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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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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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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