Posts Tagged ‘ homeschooled teens ’

Interview with Jake Nix

Interview with Jake Nix

The March-April, 2010 issue of Home Education Magazine features Mary Nix interviewing her youngest son, Jake, home from college on his first year living away from home. Jake tells us homeschooling, and more specifically interest based learning, helped him to realize that his education was his own responsibility: “Following my own interests from a...
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Buccaneer-Scholars

HEM columnist Laura Weldon shares a beautifully-written post about an interview from a recent issue. In Calling Out the Buccaneer-Scholars she writes: I’ve been ruminating every which way about buccaneer living ever since reading a remarkable interview in Home Education Magazine between publisher Helen Hegener and James Marcus Bach. Bach, an internationally recognized expert...
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The "S" Word

The "S" Word

“A new acquaintance, this one a mother with grown children, learned that we had homeschooled our kids. Her most burning concern: what about socialization? “Paradoxically, the questioner had just spent an hour plus with our two kids, home for the holidays. Before she had learned about Jeff and Tamara’s backgrounds, she commented about how...
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Family Global Treks

Family Global Treks

“When Carla Fisher and her husband announced plans to travel the globe with their adolescent daughters for a year, some friends called them crazy. Seven years later, with wonderful memories and a book documenting their world trek, the Fishers now seem like global trailblazers. “Despite a recession that may have limited the number of...
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Book Arts Bash

Book Arts Bash

The Book Arts Bash is a writing contest for homeschooled authors. The Book Arts Bash celebrates untrammeled creativity, and promotes the integration of writing across the curriculum. We put homeschooled students’ best work on the desks of literary agents, best-selling authors, and other industry professionals, to encourage young writers and connect great minds. The...
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