Posts Tagged ‘ Judy Aron ’

Virtual Field Trips

Virtual Field Trips

Nothing can take the place of a real live field trip, but virtual field trips and expeditions come close. We have been able to observe all sorts of wildlife and visit places we never could have imagined previously. We’ve kept our browser open for hours listening for wildlife at sites such as National Geographic’s...
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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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The Lives of Homeschoolers

Mary Nix: Over the years Home Education Magazine has consistently offered glimpses into the lives of homeschoolers via articles and interviews. Here are a few of those interviews, along with updated resources: I recall reading and being deeply touched by Helen Hegener’s Conversation with Michelle Wilbert: Living life “Close to the Root” in the...
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In Memoriam: Ned Vare

In Memoriam: Ned Vare

Yesterday our friend Judy Aron informed the homeschooling community that a great friend and longtime homeschool advocate, Ned Vare, had died. A fearless fighter for educational freedom, Ned and his wife Luz Shosie, inspired by the writings of John Holt, founded the Unschoolers Unlimited network; a blog titled “School Is Hell;” wrote a small...
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