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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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 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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Homeschoolers: safe and sound away from school

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Homeschoolers:  safe and sound away from school Ohio school shooting Yet another shooting at a school — story the same: a kid gets bullied or teased and gets revenge. None of it justified and all of it pitiful. My heart … 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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Homeschooling in the news

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People are hearing lots about homeschoolers these days. First the excellent article in Newsweek. Then Rick Santorum unexpectedly wins two Republican primaries — he and his wife homeschool their children. And then this article in the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/09/sports/virginia-home-schoolers-make-a-play-to-join-high-school-teams.html

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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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