Posts Tagged ‘ John Holt ’

Taking Charge

Taking Charge

Since 1992 the column Taking Charge Through Homeschooling, which appears in every issue of Home Education Magazine, has been covering topics of interest and importance to homeschooling families. Written by Larry and Susan Kaseman, who are homeschooling parents, grandparents, authors, and fierce advocates for homeschooling, the column offers in-depth analysis, informative commentary, and sensible...
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Learning Styles & Methods

Learning Styles & Methods

Learning styles and methods in homeschooling is the subject of a new post at the American Homeschool Association site: When families begin homeschooling, they often start by exploring how children learn, and familiarizing themselves with the many different educational methods and the different learning styles of children. These articles and resources provide a wealth...
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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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John Holt: The Plowboy Interview

John Holt: The Plowboy Interview

Mother Earth News- July/August 1980 - The Plowboy Interview: John Holt From the Interview: HOLT: OK. Many of you folks who read this magazine believe-and with good reason-that government interferes too much in our lives. Well, I think that there is no place where this interference is less justified, more harmful, and more easily...
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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 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 […]