Posts Tagged ‘ Mary Nix ’

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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Laura Weldon

Laura Weldon

Our long-time HEM “Questions and Answers” columnist, Laura Grace Weldon, is the author of Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everything. Mary Nix interviewed Laura about homeschooling and began by asking what inspired her to write the book, and Laura replied: “There are plenty of answers to that question but I’ll share one. Homeschooling...
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HEM Back Issue Sale

HEM Back Issue Sale

As 2010 draws to a close we’d like to wish all our friends and readers a very Happy New Year, and this is a great time to check out the almost three decades of Home Education Magazines available in our archives and back issues – a vertible history of homeschooling can be found in...
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November-December Issue

November-December Issue

The November-December issue features articles on growing up as a homeschooled kid, confessions of a reluctant homeschool mom, experiences with Asperger’s Syndrome, and homeschooling a free spirited child. Mary Nix interviews Free Range Learning author Laura Grace Weldon; Larry and Susan Kaseman write about labeling and drugging kids; Rebecca Rupp explores the wonderful world...
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The Truth About Necessary Knowledge

The Truth About Necessary Knowledge

Question: What do our children really need to learn. And by when? There it is. Blowing the doors off my little schoolhouse and nearly obliterating the entire structure. What do they need to learn, and by when? That is the question. No, my kid didn’t necessarily know Daniel Boone and westward expansion yet. But...
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