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How to Get an Education at Home

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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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John Holt Videos

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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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Sunglasses

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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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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

http://www.borders.com/online/store/ArticleView_educators?cmpid=SL_20080930_ 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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