Posts Tagged ‘ Good Stuff ’

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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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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Nov-Dec Issue of HEM

Nov-Dec Issue of HEM

In the November-December issue of Home Education Magazine our featured writers address homeschooling children of different ages, helping children become interested in and respectful of the natural world, learning history by producing a short drama, helping older kids and young adults learn about financial management, using writing contests to encourage kids to write, and...
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Measuring Up

Measuring Up

Everything, in homeschooling, connects; sometimes home education has a lot in common with “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.” You know how it goes: you’re reading Aesop’s “The Grasshopper and the Ants” and somebody asks how grasshoppers are different from crickets; and in no time at all you’ve wandered off into how to determine the...
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Good Stuff: All Aboard!

Good Stuff: All Aboard!

In the Mar/April, 1997 issue of Home Education Magazine, Rebecca Rupp’s Good Stuff resources column spotlighted trains: “Almost everybody loves a train, from small-sized admirers of television’s Thomas the Tank Engine to teen-aged students of American history, who want to know what happened to the much-talked-about Golden Spike that completed the Transcontinental Railroad. (For...
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