Posts Tagged ‘ unschooling ’

HEM Networking

HEM Networking

The HEM Networking discussion group on YahooGroups is sponsored by Home Education Magazine (HEM) for networking and communication within the online homeschooling community. All topics of interest to homeschoolers are welcome and encouraged; the usual rules of common sense and courteous interaction should be applied when responding to other group members. Founded in 1999,...
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The Roots of Homeschooling

The Roots of Homeschooling

In her editorial for the July-August issue of Home Education Magazine, HEM publisher Helen Hegener explains the roots of the homeschooling movement in the U.S., beginning with John Holt’s astute observation in How Children Learn, “… the human animal is a learning animal; we like to learn; we are good at it; we don’t...
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Can Kids Teach Themselves?

Can Kids Teach Themselves?

In her column for the current July-August issue of Home Education Magazine, Can Kids Teach Themselves?, Linda Dobson explores an unstated assumption about children, that is, whatever wonderful attribute is noticed in a child, it has been taught: “The assumption is a result of what I’ve termed ‘school mind’ in some of my writing....
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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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July/August Issue

July/August Issue

The July/August issue is an outstanding one, full of superb articles and columns, and the Sept/Oct issue already promises to be even better! If you’re not a subscriber yet, sign up online right now for special savings! A one year subscription to Home Education Magazine is only $26.00 (Regularly $32.00 – save $6.00); and...
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