Posts Tagged ‘ reasons to homeschool ’

March-April Issue

March-April Issue

The March-April 2011 issue of Home Education Magazine includes an interview with Dr. Thomas Armstrong, author of “In Their Own Way,” “The Myth of the A.D.D. Child,” and other books and videos. An in-depth discussion of the practice of labeling children, learning disabilities, and more. Also in this issue you’ll find several feature articles...
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Child Protective Services – Q&A May-June 2011

Child Protective Services – Q&A May-June 2011

HEM’s Questions & Answers – May-June 2011 Child Protective Services and Educational Neglect I received a call from our county child protective service saying we had been reported as neglecting our 6 and 9 year old children. I asked exactly what kind of neglect. I was told that it wasn’t physical and that the...
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Peer Pressure from Former Homeschooler – Q&A May-June 2011

Peer Pressure from Former Homeschooler – Q&A May-June 2011

HEM’s Questions & Answers – May-June 2011 Peer Pressure from Former Homeschooler We need serious help dealing with peer pressure. We homeschool largely because our daughter, going on 13, is at the top of her field and currently competing in pre-Olympic trials. Her best friend recently quit both competing and homeschooling to attend school....
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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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Developmental Disabilities

Questions & Answers for the March-April issue “I have a 4-year-old son with Down Syndrome. His older siblings have never been in school but I’m losing my confidence when I think about home educating him. This stems partly from the attitudes of professionals in his life (doctors, therapists, preschool teachers) who constantly tell me...
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