Homeschooling Why and How

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Review of Homeschooling: Why and How

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I just received this unsolicited review of Homeschooling:  Why and How “I finished your book. It was so easy to read and so inspiring, so clear and encouraging, puts so much faith in children, but also in parents! I’m so … 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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Cover credits

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I realized I hadn’t listed the names of the wonderful people on my cover. Drum roll, please! (The order of the photos is different here on the website so I’m using this order here instead of the cover to avoid … 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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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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It’s all in the words

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“People will forget what you said; People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.” ¯ Maya Angelou Please enjoy this one minute clip…….I really did. Hope you do too.. http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=Hzgzim5m7oU&vq=medium

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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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Welcome

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I have received so many phone calls and emails from parents who ranged from curious to hopeful to desperate  that I was compelled to write this book to help others find out about homeschooling and whether it’s right for them. … Continue reading

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New Articles and Quotes Coming Soon

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I will be posting favorite quotes and more articles on everything from coping with doubts to dyslexia to gun play.  But I welcome your questions and am always happy to answer you personally as well as to post new articles … Continue reading

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