Posts Tagged ‘ reasons to homeschool ’

Andrew O’Hehir, Part II

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series at Salon.com. To read the first installment, Confessions of a Homeschooler, click here. Home schooling: How we do it By Andrew O’Hehir It all started with the hero of “Cars,” Lightning McQueen. As I wrote in the first installment of this series last month, home...
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The Role of Education

Interesting new video up on You Tube featuring Noam Chomsky regarding The Role of the Educational System. Noam Chomsky, an Institute Professor and professor emeritus of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discusses the goals of education and the purposes of the education system in this video. I also noted a few thought...
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New Homeschooling Video

A series of conversations about homeschooling from the Homeschool Association of California conference highlights various aspects of homeschooling, providing helpful information and friendly encouragement for anyone considering homeschooling, and perspective and insight for those already doing it. You can watch the entire 50 minute video, or select individual segments on various topics. The videos...
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Making Mistakes

“Do not fear mistakes. There are none.” – Miles Davis I think a lot about mistakes. Partly because as the parent of three boys I am all too aware that I make mistakes with them every day, and partly because I have come to understand mistakes as fundamental keys to learning. I have been...
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Field Guide to Homeschoolers

Field Guide to Homeschoolers

I always enjoy reading Dana Hanley’s Principled Discovery blog; she’s a good writer and her posts often make me think, or even better, question an assumption. One of my favorite entries is from last June when she hosted the Carnival of Homeschooling and produced the inspired and thoroughly delightful Field Guide to Homeschoolers. It’s...
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