Posts Tagged ‘ curriculum ’

We Stopped “School-at-Home”

We Stopped “School-at-Home”

Ah, it was the first day of school on August 3. It was a little early to start our homeschool year, I admit, but my education degree was itching to be put to use after a three month vacation proceeding the birth of our eighth child. This year I was especially eager to start...
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Home Education Magazine

Home Education Magazine

Getting ready to Not-Go-Back-to-School? This is a great time to stock up on the best homeschooling resource available: Home Education Magazine! Our annual HEM Back Issue Sale offers 6 issue packages – $15.00 each postpaid – Save $11.00 off the regular price! Check out our many great Themed Collections such as Reading & Writing,...
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Eclectic Heretic Homeschooling

Eclectic Heretic Homeschooling

I’ll be the first to admit the full-tilt classical curriculum from the correspondence school was an absolute flop. The curriculum was too rigid, too structured and too dependent on textbooks. There were daily reports, daily attendances, unit tests, everything I’d forgotten I hated about “school.” Being, like most homeschoolers, somewhat rebellious at heart, I...
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Vicky & Jen: Homeschooling 101

Vicky & Jen: Homeschooling 101

Helen Hegener, co-founder of Home Education Magazine, is the interviewed guest this week on the unique podcast and family resource, VickyandJen.com, which is about a concept which is dear to homeschoolers: “making life simple so you can enjoy what really matters!” A show index highlights sections of the 40 minute podcast, such as Homeschool...
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Engineering for Everybody

Engineering for Everybody

“…Engineering provides ‘academic glue’ by linking math and science to real-world experiences, encourages creativity by promoting innovation and problem-solving skills, and enhances team-building and communication.” Rebecca Rupp’s Engineering for Everybody, which ran in the Sept-Oct, 2009 issue of Home Education Magazine, is a delightful look at how homeschoolers can embrace engineering across the curriculum,...
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