Posts Tagged ‘ homeschooling resources ’

Creativity

Why don’t we get the best out of people? In this TED video presentation Sir Ken Robinson argues that it’s because we’ve been educated to become good workers, rather than creative thinkers. “We are educating people out of their creativity,” Robinson says. It’s a message with deep resonance.
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Thinking Mom’s Resources

Christine’s Favorite Websites for Homeschooling Information, Support and/or Encouragement and Information about Teaching Children – a marvelous collection: Thinking Mother’s Favorite Websites for Homeschooling.
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Learning to Read

“I am sure my children learned to read by osmosis. I certainly didn’t teach them. It wasn’t for lack of materials, understand. I had phonics books and some anthologies accompanied by thick spiral bound teacher’s guides detailing ways to incorporate literature into science, math, and social studies. What I didn’t have was time enough...
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Interview with James Marcus Bach

Interview with James Marcus Bach

The Nov-Dec issue features an interview with James Marcus Bach, who writes of being “dedicated to a certain lifestyle of mind. I call it intellectual buccaneering. I call myself a buccaneer-scholar. Just as the original buccaneers would not submit to authority in their pursuit of worldly riches, neither do us modern buccaneers yoke ourselves...
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Nov-Dec Issue of HEM

Nov-Dec Issue of HEM

In the November-December issue of Home Education Magazine our featured writers address homeschooling children of different ages, helping children become interested in and respectful of the natural world, learning history by producing a short drama, helping older kids and young adults learn about financial management, using writing contests to encourage kids to write, and...
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