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Google Search

Google Search

As the most powerful search engine online, searching is at the heart of everything done at Google. Their engineers work every day to solve the hardest search problems, and thus improve your online experience, and they’ve built in shortcuts to many of the most popular searches. A few favorites include: Weather: To see the...
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How to Get an Education at Home

How to Get an Education at Home

How to Get an Education at Home by Pat Farenga, written for John Taylor Gatto’s book, The Exhausted School, and presented by Patrick Farenga at Carnegie Hall, New York City, on October 25, 1991. Pat begins his essay with the observation that “There is a revolution going on in education, but it is not...
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Vicky and Jen

Vicky and Jen is a unique podcast and family resource site about making life simple so you can enjoy What Really Matters. The shows sparkle with candid talk about simplifying and celebrating life and getting the most from the things that really matter. The free audio podcasts are categorized into topical collections of shows on Parenting,...
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If you have a young artist, a dog lover, or anyone who enjoys good artwork and fun cartoons about dogs, check out this unique site where great cartoons by an ex-Disney animator draw themselves right before your eyes! It’s mesmerizing and fun, and inspiring to young artists who’ll find plenty of encouragement for their...
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Farm Goods for Kids

Farm Goods for Kids

Established in 1994, Farm Goods for Kids offer sone of the largest selections of farm toys and old-fashioned, classic play sets that today’s adults remember from their childhood, offered at competitive pricing while offering the toy industry’s best quality brands. From the Farm Goods for Kids blog: “We believe that children should indulge in...
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John Holt Videos

John Holt Videos

Patrick Farenga, who worked with John Holt for many years, and who has been an extremely effective homeschool advocate in his own right, has been sharing some wonderful videos of John Holt at his blog, filmed at the first conference by the Family Learning Network in Spokane, Washington, in April, 1984. We were just...
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These glasses are taken from an ancient design! Lego lets you make your own sunglasses here. Here is a tutorial for kids to make their own glittery glasses.
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The Art of Storytelling with Children

The Art of Storytelling with Children podcast was begun by Brother Wolf in the spring 2007 as a way to support the art form world-wide. Every week he interviews a new person on the podcast. Each guest covers a different aspect of the art of storytelling with children. The interviews are conducted in a...
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Right Brain Math

Are your kids struggling with traditional teaching methods that leave them (and you) feeling frustrated? Right Brain Math is a playful approach to teaching and learning that results in a fun experience for you and the kids. Visit this link to view an online demonstration: Right Brain Math
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New writing book from Maupin House

Integrate technology while teaching fiction writing to grades 4-8! Maupin House Publishing announces the release of Teaching the Story: Fiction Writing in Grades 4-8. This revised second edition includes 20 new lessons that infuse technology into the writing process, allow for more differentiation and personalization in the classroom, and expand instruction for grades 4-8....
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    An HEM Interview between filmmaker Jeremy Stuart and HEM’s editor, Barb Lundgren, published in HEM’s September-October 2014 issue From home study and kitchen table math, to perpetual recess and park days, Class Dismissed follows the story of an ordinary American family in their quest to educate their children outside the school system. As they struggle […]


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