Homeschooling Why and How

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Questions for you about Homeschooling: Why and How

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Here are my questions for you about Homeschooling:  Why and How:   have you read my book and if so, did you buy it or get it from a library?  and how did you hear about my book? I ask because … 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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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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Spanking

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Excellent article covering decades of research tells of the negative impacts of spanking. It ends with a wish for some positive ideas and suggests time outs. Even those, in my opinion, are punishment. We need to teach our children right … Continue reading

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Who Can Homeschool

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Who can homeschool? Enjoying being with your children is probably the most important thing! Ironically though, you will likely find, as we have, that the more you are with your children, the more you enjoy them. Other qualities that are … Continue reading

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Newsweek Article

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A very good article on homeschooling is in the current Newsweek (the one with Newt and Mitt as gladiators).  Here’s the link to the on-line version:  http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/01/29/why-urban-educated-parents-are-turning-to-diy-education.html

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