Homeschooling Why and How

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College for Homeschoolers: Udacity Courses

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 College for Homeschoolers:  Udacity Courses I saw this on a TV show the other day — a Stanford University professor started putting his lectures on-line for anyone to see/listen to.  He ended up with many of his enrolled and paying … Continue reading

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West River Academy promotes Homeschooling: Why and How

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West River Academy has listed Homeschooling: Why and How first on their resource page. Here is what the director, Peggy Webb, had to say: Homeschooling: Why and How – by Gail Nagasako,  endorsed by John Taylor Gatto, who wrote that … Continue reading

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Homeschooling, unschooling and school

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Excellent description of learning, schooling and unschooling. What is Unschooling? by Earl Stevens “What we want to see is the child in pursuit of knowledge, not knowledge in pursuit of the child.” – George Bernard Shaw It is very satisfying … Continue reading

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Racism, homeschoolers and Nelson Mandela

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An article in the May 7 Time Magazine, “Inside the Racist Mind” starts off “After a recent event where I spoke about racial identity, a white woman sidled up to me, leaned in close so no one near us could … Continue reading

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Homeschooling: Why and How review of Our America — Pilgrim Adventure

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Homeschooling: Why and How review I finally found time to sit down to read Our America….The Pilgrim Adventure by Susan Kilbride and ended up reading it in two sittings, it flows so smoothly. What a perfect way to share history … Continue reading

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Homeschooling College Free!

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Homeschooling College Free! Homeschooling college is about to become free and accessible to all!  A Forbes article, M.I.T. Game-Changer: Free Online Education For All, has just announced that MIT is readying a program that will enable people from all academic … Continue reading

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No Child Left Behind

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I just read an excellent article on NCLB in Newsweek.  It said what we homeschoolers have known all along — schools have to teach-to-the-test and are unable to be creative or offer things like music, art or PE.  Even good … Continue reading

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