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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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Homeschool Revelations

Homeschool Revelations

Defining homeschooling is a little like describing a color, and every bit as elusive. You can rely on commonly-held descriptions; for example, we generally all agree on what blue looks like, but what about cobalt, aqua, navy, cyan, sapphire, azure, indigo, cerulean, turquoise or cornflower? It’s the same with homeschooling. There’s a generally accepted...
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HEM Networking

HEM Networking

The HEM Networking discussion group on YahooGroups is sponsored by Home Education Magazine (HEM) for networking and communication within the online homeschooling community. All topics of interest to homeschoolers are welcome and encouraged; the usual rules of common sense and courteous interaction should be applied when responding to other group members. Founded in 1999,...
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Math Lessons

Math Lessons

In the current July-August issue of Home Education Magazine, in her article titled Math Lessons, homeschooling mom Cheryl Trzasko writes about the lessons she learned as a child, while sailing around the world aboard a yacht with her family for two years: “Sometimes days, or more than a week, would pass between math lessons....
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