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Sept-Oct Issue

Sept-Oct Issue

Check out the great line-up of articles and columns coming in our Sept-Oct issue, including Mary Nix’s interview with HEM articles editor, Jeanne Faulconer, who describes how her state organization, VAHomeschoolers, produces their superb publication, the VAHomeschoolers Voice. Subscribe to Home Education Magazine today and read all the upcoming issues with great articles, wonderful...
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Nurturing Destructive Tendencies

Nurturing Destructive Tendencies

Take a bunch of kids, a pile of broken machines, and a dozen screwdrivers. Mix them together in an empty space. Adults take a step back (a few deep breaths won’t hurt, either). At first, the group might be a bit hesitant, unsure how to proceed, the room a bit quiet. There may be...
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Engineering for Everybody

Engineering for Everybody

“…Engineering provides ‘academic glue’ by linking math and science to real-world experiences, encourages creativity by promoting innovation and problem-solving skills, and enhances team-building and communication.” Rebecca Rupp’s Engineering for Everybody, which ran in the Sept-Oct, 2009 issue of Home Education Magazine, is a delightful look at how homeschoolers can embrace engineering across the curriculum,...
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A King’s Curriculum

A King’s Curriculum

“Lest you think I suffer from delusions of grandeur, let me tell you at the outset that King’s is our local drugstore. A five-and-dime in the classic tradition, King’s stocks a little bit of everything. Whether I plan to garden, knit, or can, if I need winter gloves, a wading pool, or a last-minute...
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Science and Scientists

Science and Scientists

Children are natural scientists, always exploring, investigating and gathering information from the world around them. Linda Dobson described this process in her 1999 November-December HEM Column, Early Years Child’s Learning Assets. With childhood energy flowing, imagination and creativity turn your child into a learning scientist who puts the information he’s gathering to the test....
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