Posts Tagged ‘ Hands-On Learning ’

Learning for the sake of learning

No grades in the first year of a three-year pilot course at Augsburg… “Grades get in the way,” said Lars Christiansen, a sociology professor who is researching grades and five colleges that decided to do without them. “They become this extrinsic goal that … can be in conflict with trying to cultivate students’ intrinsic...
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Kathy Ceceri's Home Sciences

Kathy Ceceri's Home Sciences

Kathy Ceceri, who wrote HEM’s Hands-On Learning column for years, is a freelance writer, teaching artist and homeschooling mom who states her goal is “to make science interesting and memorable!” She’s doing a great job of that with her Home Biology, Home Chemistry, and now Home Physics, bringing hands-on learning to homeschoolers – and...
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Travis the Traveling Bear

Travis the Traveling Bear

In the Nov/Dec, 1998 issue of Home Education Magazine, Julie Hart shared her article detailing the adventures of Travis the Traveling Bear: Travis H. Bear is somewhere in the United States. He is traveling across the country, visiting for a week with a homeschooling family in each of the...
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Kathy Ceceri's Crafts for Learning

Kathy Ceceri's Crafts for Learning

Crafts for Learning is the website of Kathy Ceceri, creator of the “Hands-On Learning” column for Home Education Magazine and a crafts designer and writer covering education and parenting topics for numerous newspapers and magazines. Her first activity book, “Around the World Crafts,” is based on the “Hands-On Learning” column which ran in Home...
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