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Unschooling, what is it?

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Unschooling, Un schooling what is it? Defining unschooling is a little like describing a color, and every bit as elusive. You can rely on commonly-held descriptions; for example, we generally all agree what blue looks like, but what about cobalt, aqua, navy, cyan, sapphire, azure, indigo, cerulean, turquoise or cornflower? It’s the same with...
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Feed the Birds

We recently had a large snowstorm and I thoroughly enjoyed watching the different colored birds gather at our feeder. Their beautiful feathers against the bright, white snow left a picture that has lingered in my mind all day and inspired me to see what type of “bird resources” I might find in past issues...
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History

There are so many ways that we learn about history on a daily basis. The radio, newspaper, television, Internet, friends, neighbors and family. Occasionally we even pick up a history text book, but most of the history we enjoy and remember has come from real life, real places and from biographies. My family has...
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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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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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  • Unschooling, what is it?
    Unschooling, what is it? Unschooling, Un schooling what is it? Defining unschooling is a little like describing a color, and every bit as elusive. You can rely on commonly-held descriptions; for example, we generally all agree what blue looks like, but what about cobalt, aqua, navy, cyan, sapphire, azure, indigo, cerulean, turquoise or cornflower? It’s the s