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Homeschooling Blessings

Homeschooling Blessings

Homeschooling Blessings By Linda Dobson I’m lovin’ it. Once again my Barnes and Noble University course, Homeschooling Your Children, is in full swing. Once again, I get to spend an entire month with – mostly – first-time homeschoolers. It gives me a feeling similar to that of Christmas, only instead of enjoying the innocent angst [...]

Just One of the Many Reasons to Choose Homeschooling for Your Family

Just One of the Many Reasons to Choose Homeschooling for Your Family

Just One of the Many Reasons to Choose Homeschooling for Your Family By Linda Dobson Have you ever asked yourself “why” the practice of homeschooling is spreading such a wide swath through the core of America, encompassing families from every economic, religious, geographical and age spectrum? Today’s parents didn’t attend the [...]

High Stakes Tests: EVERYONE Has Had Enough

High Stakes Tests: EVERYONE Has Had Enough

High Stakes Tests: EVERYONE Has Had Enough By Linda Dobson EDITOR'S NOTE: Well, that was short-lived. During communications on the evening of 8/19/11, one of several moderators, Shaun Johnson, realized that Parent at the Helm was "a homeschooling blog," and as a "professional educator," he does not condone homeschooling. That wasn't [...]

That’s What He Said: Quotes to Help Your Children Learn

That’s What He Said: Quotes to Help Your Children Learn

That's What He Said: Quotes to Help Your Children Learn "That's What He Said" is presented for discussion of pressing issues, comparing yesterday to today, and/or researching the myriad current events to which the quotes apply. These are all wonderful ways to help your child understand the world around him, and to gently prepare him to [...]

Homeschooling Success

Homeschooling Success

Homeschooling Success By Linda Dobson (and especially for Alissa Walkoviak, soon-to-be first time mom) Homeschooling is not just an exciting idea of freedom in education, it's a successful one, too. In 1995 the Riverside Publishing Company released the Iowa Basic Achievement Test scores of 16,000 home-educated students. This is one of [...]

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