Posts Tagged ‘ homeschooling families ’

Can Kids Teach Themselves?

Can Kids Teach Themselves?

In her column for the current July-August issue of Home Education Magazine, Can Kids Teach Themselves?, Linda Dobson explores an unstated assumption about children, that is, whatever wonderful attribute is noticed in a child, it has been taught: “The assumption is a result of what I’ve termed ‘school mind’ in some of my writing....
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Take A Closer Look

Take A Closer Look

HEM’s Closer Look series includes plenty of great articles gathered under helpful themes such as Unschooling, Activities, Homeschooling Older Kids, Homeschooling Dads and more. Especially helpful for new homeschoolers is the Closer Look at Learning Methods and Styles collection of articles from past issues. An example: “What I’ve seen over the years is that...
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July/August Issue

July/August Issue

The July/August issue is an outstanding one, full of superb articles and columns, and the Sept/Oct issue already promises to be even better! If you’re not a subscriber yet, sign up online right now for special savings! A one year subscription to Home Education Magazine is only $26.00 (Regularly $32.00 – save $6.00); and...
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Sept-Oct Q & A: Family Criticism

Sept-Oct Q & A: Family Criticism

HEM’s Questions & Answers – Sept-Oct, 2011 Family Criticism We’re moving back home due to unemployment problems. We’ll be living in a duplex with my parents right next door. I’m grateful for their help but already dreading the “supervision” our homeschool will receive from relatives who openly doubt our homeschool decision. I need help...
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Sept-Oct Q & A: Photographing Kids

Sept-Oct Q & A: Photographing Kids

HEM’s Questions & Answers – Sept-Oct, 2011 Photographing Kids My friend has a very popular homeschool blog. Several times she has written posts about activities that involved my children and included photos of them. I’ve told her I’m uncomfortable about this but she’s so caught up that her camera is ever present. I hate...
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