Posts Tagged ‘ homeschool ’

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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A Basket Full of Sunshine

A Basket Full of Sunshine

From the Jan-Feb, 1997 issue of Home Education Magazine comes this gem from the Reflections column, by Kathleen Creech, titled A Basket Full of Sunshine: The sun finally broke through the coastal fog and warmed the surrounding dunes. In my hands I held a lop-sided reed basket no bigger than a doll’s teacup. The...
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Classic HEM: Schooling

Classic HEM: Schooling

An editorial from the March-April, 2004 issue of Home Education Magazine: Over the last twenty years we’ve written many editorials which have explained the virtues of homeschooling with enthusiasm while describing the problems with public schooling somewhat gingerly. We’ve found ourselves in the unenviable position of homeschool advocates who don’t want to alienate readers...
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What Is Homeschooling?

“The most common – and tragic – misunderstandings related to the questioning of these public school programs have always spiraled around the underlying intentions of those concerned about homeschooling freedoms. Accusations and attacks have derailed many discussions of the issue, and have repeatedly stymied attempts to hold meaningful conversations on the topic. As a...
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Rededicated homeschooling

I find inspiration and encouragement by reading my fellow homeschoolers' search for their own "personal conclusions."
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