Posts Tagged ‘ homeschooling and public school ’

What’s so Special about Homeschooling?

What’s so Special about Homeschooling?

Homeschooling works, by creating strong, happy families Homeschooling is legal in all 50 states, and in many other countries Homeschooling is wonderfully unique for each family and each learner Homeschooling offers maximum flexibility in education Homeschooling results in intelligent, confident, capable people  
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Intrinsic Motivations for Learning

Intrinsic Motivations for Learning

“As homeschoolers we need to find ways to reach out to teachers and parents who don’t want to see childrens’ 12 years of compulsory schooling reduced to skills training for big business. Nurturing the human capacity to learn through love and intrinsic motivation is as important to life — to me, more important —...
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Peer Pressure from Former Homeschooler – Q&A May-June 2011

Peer Pressure from Former Homeschooler – Q&A May-June 2011

HEM’s Questions & Answers – May-June 2011 Peer Pressure from Former Homeschooler We need serious help dealing with peer pressure. We homeschool largely because our daughter, going on 13, is at the top of her field and currently competing in pre-Olympic trials. Her best friend recently quit both competing and homeschooling to attend school....
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January-February 2011

January-February 2011

The Jan-Feb, 2011 issue of Home Education Magazine includes an Interview with author and HEM columnist Tamra Orr discusses writing, homeschooling, and how families can find their own approaches to living and learning together. Articles on sustaining homeschooling over the long haul, trying school, writing, reading, music lessons, and The Great American Road Trip...
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The Door is Wide Open

The Door is Wide Open

The late Spring sunshine shone relentlessly through my windshield as I waited for the light to change across from the Middle School. Absently, my eyes wandered over the structure and I noted the flag pole and gray cement walls of the new section of the building. The old wing hung lamely off the end,...
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