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Homeschooling’s World Champion

Almost a year ago, in October of 2006, homeschooler Rebecca Ward, of Beaverton, Oregon, became the new world champion of women’s sabre at the World Fencing Championships in Italy. At the age of 16, she became the youngest fencing world champion and became the first fencer in history to hold the cadet, junior and...
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Flight Lessons?

Our old friend and ex-HEM blogger Daryl Cobranchi gave me a heads-up on this opinion piece by USA Today founder Al Neuharth, who writes: “My concern about our educational system is for those who aren’t part of it — these home-schooled: * An estimated 1.7 million to 2.5 million will be taught at home...
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Bumper Stickers

Our long-time friend Jan Hunt, whose interview (by Mary Nix) appeared in our July/August issue, wrote recently to tell me they’ve added more bumper stickers to their selection, including these: • Ask me about unschooling! • If it matters to a child, it’s important! • Life is the school – love is the lesson....
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The Blogs of My Friends #1 – Cindy Englan

It’s been a busy summer already, and I’ve been slacking at this blogging thing, but I still love reading the blogs of my friends, and I thought you might enjoy visiting a few of them with me, so here goes… My friend Cindy Englan in Colorado posted a beautiful ode to her son titled...
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Not Fruit Flies

My friend Susan Ryan posts a good explanation of why we are not fruit flies on her always-interesting Corn and Oil blog from the country’s heartland.
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BrokenHomeschool

While browsing weblogs for this week’s Closer Look piece, I came across a new and unusually compelling blog called BrokenHomeschool. It’s written by a homeschooling mom identified only as Kathy, who lives in “North Florida, in the middle of nowhere, in ever-mounting debt, with my three kidlets, eight dogs, two cats, one goldfish and...
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The New Seven Wonders

As a kid I was fascinated by the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. They were wondrous creations, all right: the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Lighthouse at Alexandria, the Colussus of Rhodes, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon… I studied their pictures in old National Geographic magazines and thought about the lives of the...
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Homeschool Blog Awards

In her latest post to the HEM Guide to Homeschooling Resources Mary Nix notes that three of HEM’s blogs have been nominated for the 2006 Homeschool Blog Awards! Mary shares information about the history of the blog awards and posts links to each of the five HEM nominations. Voting for favorite blogs is happening...
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Odyssey of the Mind

Our HEM-Networking discussion group is where HEM readers and other interested people gather to talk about whatever’s on their minds. One post which captured my interest recently came from a mom in Texas, Susan Smylie, proudly describing the awesome achievements of her teenage son and his friends, who comprise a team for the Odyssey...
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From Anchorage to Nome

In the current issue of Home Education Magazine we feature an article titled “From Anchorage to Nome,” by homeschooling mom Lisa Amstutz, about the 1,150 mile dogsled race in Alaska. The article is an excellent introduction for anyone interested in learning more about this historic race, which starts this year on Saturday, March 3rd....
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