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Science Beyond the Classroom

NSTA Science Store recently sent along a press release to announce their new book, Science Beyond the Classroom. Here is the description from their site: Taking science education beyond the classroom provides learning opportunities and experiences for students that just aren’t available within school walls, and Science Beyond the Classroom has a wealth of...
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LIVE Online Math

LIVE Online Math: Offers LIVE online math classes, workshops, and tutoring. Students participate in a “web conference” and would learn in a REAL-TIME, virtual classroom. A certified, experienced teacher presents material and guides students through a traditional math curriculum. The virtual classroom functions similarly to a normal classroom, but without many of the negatives....
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Borders Educator Appreciation Weekend Oct 3-5 Current and retired educators save on purchases for personal or classroom use. Just bring proof of educator status. SPECIAL RECEPTION Friday, Oct. 3 • 4:00 PM–8:00 PM at Borders stores** • food, fun & prizes! *Certain exclusions apply. Cannot be combined with any other offer, including but not limited to “3 for 2,”...
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Jeanne Faulconer Interview!

HEM’s own Article’s Editor, Jeanne Faulconer was recently featured in a radio interview on HearSay with Cathy Lewis.  Ms. Lewis wasa examining education issues in the Virginia region and Jeanne spoke to her about homeschooling there. It is an excellent interview and you can access it by clicking here .  Once you are there,...
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Stepping away for a week or two…

I’ll be stepping away from the computer a bit to help a family member over the next couple of weeks.  I will still be checking email so if you have any group updates you can send them to me via this online form. If you need anything else, contact me here. Thank you!   — ...
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HEM – Introduction to Homeschooling

Introduction to HOMESCHOOLING Resources Information Networking Online Services Questions & Answers Resources Information Networking Online Services Questions & Answers HEM – Introduction to Homeschooling
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Life Without School – The Homeschool Grassroots Advocacy Guid

This page is about homeschool grassroots activism and self-empowerment. Rarely is a problem so big that we cannot solve it together. Life Without School – The Homeschool Grassroots Advocacy Guide
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How To Milk A Goat….

Chickens in the Road is a blog created by  Suzanne McMinn that I have saved in Bloglines.  (In case you aren’t familiar, Bloglines is a program that tracks all new posts of blogs that I follow. All I have to do is put the rss feed in and it tracks them for me.)   Anyway, ...
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National Park Service unveils new website for children

National Park Service News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 21, 2008 Contact: David Barna (202) 208-6843 Kathy Kupper (202) 208-6843 National Park Service unveils new website for children WASHINGTON, DC – The Kids Zone, a new addition to the National Park Service’s website,, contains more than 50 interactive activities designed to connect...
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e-Media – Playing Music Made Easy

This company offers many different products for sale, but I always like to find their freebies first to check them out. Here is their page of freebies:
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  • Class Dismissed: A Film About Learning Outside the Classroom
    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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  • Wisconsin Virtual Academy Must Adhere to Public School Requirements
    Wisconsin Virtual Academy Must Adhere to Public School Requirements Over the years, there has been intentional word mixing by some officials in order to draw independent homeschoolers back into the public schools.  Across the board, confusion often reigns as to who or who is not a homeschooler.  It usually lies on the homeschool community’s back […]

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  • Hands On Science Kits
    Hands On Science Kits Tumblehome Learning, helps kids imagine themselves as young scientists or engineers and encourages them to experience science through adventure and self-guided discovery. Exciting mystery Adventure Fun experiments Hands On Science Kits All carefully designed to engage students. Learn more about how to engage and satisfy your kids scientific curiosity GO to […]

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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 […]