Posts Tagged ‘ curriculum ’

The Mystery of History

The Mystery of History

Homeschool mom and author Mary Potter Kenyon wrote an enthusiastic review of a history book for kids, The Smart Aleck’s Guide to American History by Adam Selzer, and her excitement is contagious: “This book, this children’s book, has me enraptured. It is this irreverent style of writing that I have searched high and low...
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Family Global Treks

Family Global Treks

“When Carla Fisher and her husband announced plans to travel the globe with their adolescent daughters for a year, some friends called them crazy. Seven years later, with wonderful memories and a book documenting their world trek, the Fishers now seem like global trailblazers. “Despite a recession that may have limited the number of...
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2009 Issues Sale

2009 Issues Sale

As 2009 draws to an end, this is a good time to review all the wonderful articles and columns which have appeared in Home Education Magazine over the past year! In 2009 we ran interviews in every issue, with interesting people such as Kathleen McCurdy, Rachel Barton Pine, Rain Perry Fordyce, Lauri Rogers, Barb...
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Book Arts Bash

Book Arts Bash

The Book Arts Bash is a writing contest for homeschooled authors. The Book Arts Bash celebrates untrammeled creativity, and promotes the integration of writing across the curriculum. We put homeschooled students’ best work on the desks of literary agents, best-selling authors, and other industry professionals, to encourage young writers and connect great minds. The...
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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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