Posts Tagged ‘ home education ’

Making Mistakes

“Do not fear mistakes. There are none.” – Miles Davis I think a lot about mistakes. Partly because as the parent of three boys I am all too aware that I make mistakes with them every day, and partly because I have come to understand mistakes as fundamental keys to learning. I have been...
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Homeschool News

Homeschool News

Writer and researcher Milton Gaither, author of Homeschool: An American History, did a very interesting round-up piece on homeschool-related news articles and stories in his Sept. 28th post titled, appropriately, Current Events Round-Up. He summarizes at the end: “Being news items, these stories are of course sensationalistic and atypical, but they do remind us...
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AHA Journal: News & Info

AHA Journal: News & Info

The American Homeschool Association’s Open Online Journalism Project provides a voice and broad exposure for any the work homeschoolers are involved in, and it offers homeschoolers a place to share, learn and help others become empowered. The AHA Citizen’s Journal will address issues related to homeschooling and which homeschool advocates have a passion for:...
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Salon: Homeschool Confessions

Salon: Homeschool Confessions

Salon, the award-winning online news and entertainment Web site, starts the week out with a classy, accurate, well-written feature article on homeschooling: Confessions of a home-schooler, by Salon Senior Editor Andrew O’Hehir. With the pullquote: “Call us crackpots, but our kids spend their days at beaches and museums, not in school,” it’s the first...
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Virtual Expeditions

Virtual Expeditions

In the November-December 1997 issue of Home Education Magazine, in an article titled The Value of Virtual Expeditions, Judy Aron shared some wonderful experiences her family had enjoyed via virtual expeditions: Every homeschooler knows what a wonderful learning opportunity travel is for kids. They learn mathematics (conversion rates in currency, distances traveled), history, social...
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