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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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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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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, 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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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, Time Magazine and Racism

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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

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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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Unsolicted review

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Here’s a review a mother wrote me a couple of days ago: “Hi – I received my book yesterday! Had to wait till the kids were asleep before I started reading because my son has no idea I am considering … Continue reading

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