Homeschooling Why and How

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Homeschooling Questions and Answers

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Thank you for your questions on homeschooling and I will try to answer each, starting with what seems most urgent.  You can also email me via my website contact page. Desiree was concerned she was “doing it all wrong.”  Believe … Continue reading

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Goal Power and Homeschooling

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We homeschoolers sometimes have a lot of balls to juggle and setting goals is part of keeping things going.  The article from Time Magazine is more about getting “unstuck” but I thought it might be helpful for you or for … Continue reading

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Failure and education

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Failure is Not a Bad Option is the subtitle of September 10, 2012 Education article. The article starts off, “People have been raising children for about 2 million years now. You’d think the enterprise would have lost its novelty. Yet … Continue reading

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More Rave Reviews of Homeschooling: Why and How

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It is these rave reviews, many unsolicited, of Homeschooling:  Why and How that make my day!  I wrote the book to help other families with the school/homeschool dilemma and knowing I am helping is almost as good as my own … Continue reading

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Physical Education Is Good for Kids’ Grades, Study Finds

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Physical Education Is Good for Kids’ Grades, Study Finds I feel like simply writing Duh! It is so obvious to us homeschoolers that sitting at a desk in a room with 20 or 30 other kids all day, having bells … Continue reading

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Learning that Works

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The Time Magazine article titled “Learning that Works” is about vocational training which dropped out of favor 40 years ago but is now getting attention.  It might just as easily be an article about what we in the homeschooling community … Continue reading

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Trailer for film comparing school and unschooling

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This trailer for Class Dismissed does an excellent job of presenting what unschooling or natural learning is all about and how it works.  Click here to view it.

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Homeschooling: Why and How

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Homeschooling:  Why and How — another reason we homeschool…..we have far less problems with bullying!   A teacher in New York was teaching her class about bullying and gave them the following exercise to perform. She had the children take … Continue reading

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Homeschooling, schools and jobs

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“These Schools Mean Business,” (in the April 9 Time Magazine) This article makes the case for businesses to play a greater role in curriculum so that graduates can better fill the positions businesses have available.   “Educators worked with local employers … Continue reading

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Homeschooling: Why and How in the news

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Maui News, April 8, 2012 reviewed Homeschooling:  Why and How with the headline, Making a case for home schooling.  Wailuku education specialist Gail Nagasko dispels myths as she forcefully makes a case in “Homeschooling:  Why and How.”  Click here for … Continue reading

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