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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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 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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Teaching Science

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“Science” magazine is starting up a series called “Teaching Real Science” with laboratory modules at the entry college level. http://www.sciencemag.org/content/335/6067/380.summary

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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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