Posts Tagged ‘ homeschooling and public school ’

School and Sports

School and Sports

HEM’s Questions & Answers – November-December 2010 In and Out of School Because of Sports “We’re giving in to our son’s appeals to get involved in school sports. He’ll be starting school for the first time as a seventh grader. I don’t know if this is a slippery slope, meaning the two younger boys...
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An Anxious Daughter – Q&A Sept-Oct

An Anxious Daughter – Q&A Sept-Oct

HEM’s Questions & Answers – September-October 2010 Homeschooling an Anxious Daughter My teenage daughter has problems with anxiety and school was her biggest issue. I’m nervous about keeping up with her grade level but I also don’t want to push her because she gets worried easily. I know there are a people who have...
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Daydreamers

Daydreamers

An interesting post at ScienceBlogs by author and writer Jonah Lehrer takes a look at the dynamics of creative kids in the classroom: “Everybody wants a creative child – in theory. The reality of creativity, however, is a little more complicated, as creative thoughts tend to emerge when we’re distracted, daydreaming, disinhibited and not...
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Homeschooling While Unemployed? – Q&A July-August 2010

Homeschooling While Unemployed? – Q&A July-August 2010

HEM’s Questions & Answers for the July-August, 2010 issue: Should We Homeschool While Unemployed? Should we keep on homeschooling? My husband has been out of work for almost five months and I’m working two jobs to make up the difference. We don’t want to put the kids back but in school, they’re doing so...
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Past Informing the Future

Past Informing the Future

The HEM Classics feature for the March/April issue of Home Education Magazine is Classic Editorials from the late 1980′s and early 1990′s, a time in which homeschooling was not only exploding on the American scene, but was struggling with power plays and a blatant usurpation of the political strength and savvy of homeschooling families....
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