Posts Tagged ‘ homeschooling families ’

Nov/Dec Home Education Magazine

Nov/Dec Home Education Magazine

The November-December issue of Home Education Magazine is coming together, and there will be some wonderful articles, columns, an interview, resources and much more. For the upcoming issue our longtime political columnists, Larry and Susan Kaseman, have written inspiringly about the work that parents do. Here’s their introduction to the column: As parents, we...
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Things I Want My Kids to Learn

In the Sept-Oct, 2003 issue of Home Education Magazine, Sue Smith-Heavenrich writes about The Things I Really Want My Kids to Learn: By September, every homeschooler in our state has outlined her proposed curriculum and sent it off to the local school district. I never found the forms our school district sent us particularly...
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Salon: Homeschool Confessions

Salon: Homeschool Confessions

Salon, the award-winning online news and entertainment Web site, starts the week out with a classy, accurate, well-written feature article on homeschooling: Confessions of a home-schooler, by Salon Senior Editor Andrew O’Hehir. With the pullquote: “Call us crackpots, but our kids spend their days at beaches and museums, not in school,” it’s the first...
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A Basket Full of Sunshine

A Basket Full of Sunshine

From the Jan-Feb, 1997 issue of Home Education Magazine comes this gem from the Reflections column, by Kathleen Creech, titled A Basket Full of Sunshine: The sun finally broke through the coastal fog and warmed the surrounding dunes. In my hands I held a lop-sided reed basket no bigger than a doll’s teacup. The...
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Classic HEM: Schooling

Classic HEM: Schooling

An editorial from the March-April, 2004 issue of Home Education Magazine: Over the last twenty years we’ve written many editorials which have explained the virtues of homeschooling with enthusiasm while describing the problems with public schooling somewhat gingerly. We’ve found ourselves in the unenviable position of homeschool advocates who don’t want to alienate readers...
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