Posts Tagged ‘ home education ’

The Lifetime Learning Companion

The Lifetime Learning Companion

The Lifetime Learning Companion: The Best of the Home School Source Book, by Jean and Donn Reed, distills a lifetime of passion for homeschooling and self-directed learning, gathering the very best of the author’s essays and articles from a variety of sources. Addressing all ages and a wide variety of subjects, it offers the...
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Hey, Teachers, Leave Us Kids Alone!

Hey, Teachers, Leave Us Kids Alone!

An article in the London, England Times Online, evoking the wording of a classic rock anthem in its title, “Hey, teachers, leave us kids alone,” highlights homeschoolers in London protesting against tighter restrictions on homeschooling. The Badman Report, published earlier this year, suggests the compulsory regulation of home education, an area of life where,...
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How Does Homeschooling Work?

How Does Homeschooling Work?

That’s the question posed at the popular How Stuff Works site, which provides easy-to-understand questions to some of life’s most puzzling complexities. The answer to ‘How does homeschooling work?’ is an interesting one for anyone interested in the topic, whether they might be a longtime homeschooling veteran or just looking into the option: If...
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American Homeschool Association

American Homeschool Association

The American Homeschool Association has been serving homeschooling families with advocacy, support, information and networking since 1995. The AHA supports, encourages and promotes all approaches to homeschooling, in line with the earliest advocates of home education, John Holt and Dr. Raymond and Dorothy Moore. Current AHA services include a discussion list and online forum...
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The New Science of Kids

The New Science of Kids

Nurtureshock, subtitled “New Thinking About Children,” is a new book by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman which presents the idea that many of modern society’s strategies for nurturing children are in fact backfiring – because key twists in the science have been overlooked. As an example, in Chapter Four of the book they explain...
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