This article is nice, but the unschooler in me squinches a bit at the characterization that this kind of homeschooling is homeschooling.
- Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, Arizona, 13 August 2006, Your classroom: Home-schoolers can teach you a thing or two about designÂ Â Â Â The children of Shannon and Matt Federoff have been going through the usual excitement and other emotions as the new school year approaches: curiosity over fresh supplies and books, anticipation about the science projects they’ll be doing, nervousness over whether they’ll make their history grades or struggle with their math.
The image of happy kids at the beginning of school is aÂ pleasant picture — and the picture at the newspaper website is nice, too.
I do have one question that perhaps an Arizona reader can answer:Â what is an “Arizona room?”Â I lived near Tucson once, but we didn’t have that kind of room.
- When KGUN-TV news anchorman Phil Buehler and his wife, April, decided to home-school their children, they originally were going to use the Arizona room of their East Side home. But April, a mother of five, soon realized that she wanted to not only be close to the kitchenÂ — for snacks and for use of the kitchen table to handle overflowÂ — but also to a bathroom.”The Arizona room was too far from the rest of the house,” says April, who opted instead for the dining room off the kitchen.