Older children

Education – compulsory schooling, compulsory learning – is a tyranny and a crime against the human mind and spirit. Let all those escape it who can, any way they can. -John Holt When given the opportunity to break free from compulsory learning, older homeschooled children have the wonderful opportunity to follow their interests and...
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Learning to write

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought, and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used. -Oliver Wendell Holmes Many new homeschool parents often ask when their child  will learn to write?   Just...
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Blogging

Blogging is a growing phenomena on the internet. Wikipedia describes a blog as follows: A blog (an abridgment of the term web log) is a website, usually maintained by an individual, with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse chronological...
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Graduation

Graduation is only a concept. In real life every day you graduate. Graduation is a process that goes on until the last day of your life. If you can grasp that, you’ll make a difference. ~Arie Pencovici Graduation season is here and often families with children approaching their teens wonder how homeschool families address...
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Gardening, flowers, gardens

Gardening, flowers, gardens – Learn about growing things. Usually children spend more time in the garden than anybody else. It is where they learn about the world, because they can be in it unsupervised, yet protected. Some gardeners will remember from their own earliest recollections that no one sees the garden as vividly, or...
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Reading Together – Learn to read with your kids

Reading with kids, read to your children, it is important and worth the investment. I read many books as a child, but I think I have enjoyed many of them twice as much when I read them with my children. Homeschooling gave us ample time to read countless books, taking our time to explore...
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Games

Many homeschool parents know that games are not only fun, but that they are also a great learning tool. We played games almost daily when my children were young. They loved playing Husker Du?, Chutes and Ladders, hide and seek, marbles or games that they had invented themselves. When we purchased our first computer,...
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Learning Springs Home Study Program

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“Welcome to the Learning Springs Home Study Program. We have been providing curricula to public and private schools since 1994. Now, you can use the same high-quality courses right in your own home. Our program allows you to choose the exact course(s) you need, both text book and online, and use them at your...
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Bridgeway Academy

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Full Support Online Home School. Personal Advisors, World Wide Coverage.
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Homeschooling Dads and Grandpas

The secret of homeschooling is that it’s never too late to start, even for those of us who were thoroughly schooled in our youth. We become like the homeschooling father who decided to retire early rather than move to a different state, a decision that was good for his family but reduced his income....
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