Posts Tagged ‘ General ’


Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. Today Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. It...
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Max Elliot Anderson’s Books for Reluctant Readers

Max Elliot Anderson grew up as a reluctant reader. In fact, he hated to read. Years later he began to research why this had happened. Based on his findings, he has crafted mysteries and adventures that young readers have a hard time putting down. Because he has spent a lifetime in the production of...
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Visible Earth

Visible Earth: A catalogue of NASA images and animations of our home planet.
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New Online Unschooling Magazine

*Connections ezine of unschooling and mindful parenting*, a monthly online magazine dedicated to keeping readers thoughtfully informed about topics relevant to unschoolers of all ages. The entire contents of *Connections, Issue 0*, along with the amazing photography of Jessie Fields in our premier Snapshots is now available free online at
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2006 Skipping Stones Honor Awards

Skipping Stones is an International, Multicultural Magazine and the recently sent the following announcement of their 13th annual book awards: The 2006 Skipping Stones Honor Awards committee announces the winners of our 13th Annual Book Awards. Twenty-five honored books, in the following four categories, encourage understanding of world’s diverse cultures, nature and ecological richness....
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World History Through Crafts

Kathy Ceceri’s World History Through Crafts‘ website is a work in progress, but it’s already a wonderful source of inspiration for world history and cultures. Visit World History Through Craft’s and you will find: Early American Pastimes Ancient Celtic Metal Work Life in the Arctic Prehistoric Cave Paintings The Abacus and the History of Counting...
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Home School Buyers Co-op Supplier Sweepstakes

“Homeschooling families can now win great educational prizes in the Homeschool Buyers Co-op Supplier Sweepstakes.  Co-op membership is free to all homeschoolers.  You get eTickets to win supplier prizes simply by visiting the supplier’s website.  To do this, you click an eTicket symbol associated with a prize, and the Co-op’s patent-pending software records an...
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New Superhero book by homeschool family-

Do you know kids who love superheroes?We all do. Some of the most popular recent films are based on comic-book superheroes Who hasn’t cheered for Spiderman, rooted for the Fantastic Four, felt for the X-Men. Our family has, too. But we’ve always wondered what a non-violent superhero would look like. A non-violent superhero Is...
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Foreign Language Immersion

From – FLSAS / Teen Study Abroad:June – July – August (& throughout the year) Intensive Foreign LanguageStudy Abroad Programs for Teenagers (12 to 17 year) extremely flexible starting dates,excellent supervision, cultural & social activities college credit & high school credit possible Special Programs Only for Teens,Individuals – June July August Groups – All...
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Home Baking Association

Recently, the Home Baking Association contacted Home Education’s Magazine to let us know about the many resources at their website. I visited the site today and found it does indeed offer many interesting resources. There are Baking Tips, Educator’s Resources: A Baker’ s Dozen Lessons for Better Baking, Recipes, contests and more. I particularly...
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