Posts Tagged ‘ home schooling ’

Seeking Information re Lawsuit

Seeking Information re Lawsuit

Home Education Magazine publisher Helen Hegener is a defendant in a lawsuit which was filed against her by Mimi Rothschild, Howard Mandel, and Learning by Grace, Inc. in late fall of last year, based on a short news item which appeared at the Home Education Magazine website in August, 2010. The News & Commentary...
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The DeSchoolers of the 1960's

The DeSchoolers of the 1960's

Some of the most radical and free-thinking educational critics of the 20th century said that we go to school to “be instructed on our own inferiority.” Schools As Colonizers: The Deschoolers of the 1960s, by Kirsten Olsen (VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K., 2008) examines the problems of institutionalized education from the vantage of the...
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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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Amazing Possibilities

Amazing Possibilities

We need to help both the general public and homeschoolers realize the amazing possibilities of homeschooling, including the fact that homeschoolers can choose values other than the values promoted by public schools. To do this, it is important to keep people aware that while some homeschools may adopt the curriculums, values, standards, and approaches...
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Homeschool v. Home School

Homeschool v. Home School

What difference does it make how “homeschooling” is spelled? The choice of spelling influences the meaning that is conveyed. For some people, “home school” brings to mind the common meanings of both words, that is, a “home school” is assumed to be a SCHOOL that happens to be located in a family’s HOME. In...
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