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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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More Praise for Homeschooling: Why and How

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  This praise just came in from a mom on Homeschooling:  Why and How: ” I am reading your book for the second time and I am so grateful to have this resource to support us. It has totally changed … 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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Another great review!

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Review by Susan Kilbride, author of How to Teach a Newspaper Class for Middle and High School Grades, Science Unit Studies For Homeschoolers and Teachers and Our America Series. Click here for her website. I was just given the opportunity … Continue reading

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Homeschooling and Values

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Homeschooling and Values — another thing we homeschoolers already knew and apply! From today’s “Values.com” quote of the day “To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.” Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919); 26th … Continue reading

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Review of Homeschooling: Why and How

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Here is the first independent review of my book: Review of Homeschooling:  Why and How Fran Lewis: reviewer (I need to begin by saying that I taught for over 30 years in the NYC Public Schools in the same school … Continue reading

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Response to a father expressing doubts about homeschooling

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Father Coping with Doubts A father wrote to a homeschool magazine (no longer published) expressing doubts about homeschooling. This was my response: We, too, live surrounded by schooled children and went through a lot of what Jim is going through. … Continue reading

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Homeschooling women: breast cancer study

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This doesn’t have anything to do with homeschooling, per se — though it could be very educational.  They are trying to recruit more women, especially African American women, to the study.  I participated in the PLCO (Prostate, Lung, Colon, Ovarian) … Continue reading

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Homeschooling and Paul Tillich quote

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“The fatal pedagogical error is to throw answers, like stones, at the heads of those who have not yet asked the questions.” — Paul Tillich

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Racism Among Homeschoolers

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This is from my files, but in view of the recent decision of the Supreme Court to hear a case involving affirmative action in regards to college admissions, addressing race issues seems timely. Racism Among Homeschoolers: This is in response … Continue reading

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