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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, http://www.nps.gov, 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: http://www.emediamusic.com/freetools/index.html
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Exploratorium After-School Activities

The Exploratorium describes their After-School Activities: We recognize that fewer and fewer students are following academic and career paths into science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) at the same time that the nation’s economy is becoming increasingly dependent on a STEM-literate workforce. Out-of-school learning experiences are critical for generating interest, engagement, and capacity to...
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Free Crafts for Kids – Project Calendar

While looking for some crafts I came upon this interesting craft project calendar for kids. It seems they add a craft each day. The coupon book for Dad looks interesting with Father’s Day quickly approaching! FreeKidsCrafts.com
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Announcing Dana Hanley’s “Homeschool Talk”

My good friend Dana from Principled Discovery sent along this press release. I know we will all enjoy her show. Congratulations Dana! Mary Home School Talk – A Voice for homeschooling Contact Dana Hanley Home School Talk (402) 792-0029 homeschooltalkshow@gmail.com http://blogtalkradio.com/homeschooltalk Hickman, NE 6/13/08 Homeschool Blogger Announces New Home School Talk Show Monday, July...
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Online kalaidescope

Check out this online Kalaidescope!
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