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AHA Journal: News & Info

AHA Journal: News & Info

The American Homeschool Association’s Open Online Journalism Project provides a voice and broad exposure for any the work homeschoolers are involved in, and it offers homeschoolers a place to share, learn and help others become empowered. The AHA Citizen’s Journal will address issues related to homeschooling and which homeschool advocates have a passion for:...
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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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Virtual Expeditions

Virtual Expeditions

In the November-December 1997 issue of Home Education Magazine, in an article titled The Value of Virtual Expeditions, Judy Aron shared some wonderful experiences her family had enjoyed via virtual expeditions: Every homeschooler knows what a wonderful learning opportunity travel is for kids. They learn mathematics (conversion rates in currency, distances traveled), history, social...
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Measuring Up

Measuring Up

Everything, in homeschooling, connects; sometimes home education has a lot in common with “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.” You know how it goes: you’re reading Aesop’s “The Grasshopper and the Ants” and somebody asks how grasshoppers are different from crickets; and in no time at all you’ve wandered off into how to determine the...
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Five Minute Videos

Five Minute Videos offers tens of thousands of videos across 20 categories and 140 subcategories, featuring content from some of the world’s largest media companies as well as many innovative independent producers. The Knowledge category, for example, features subcategories of Education, History, Nature, Science, and others. Each of these presents five minute educational videos...
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