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Fun with The Sociable Homeschooler

It was great fun to visit with Vivienne McNeny on Friday evening to swap homeschooling stories and our memorable first encounters with the work of the venerable John Holt. If you haven't visited Vivenne's website - aptly titled "The Sociable Homeschooler" - it's definitely worth a visit. Here you'll find a storehouse of audio recordings of the [...]

2011 National Homeschool Book Award

2011 National Homeschool Book Award

NATIONAL HOMESCHOOL BOOK AWARD 2011 Does your homeschool family love books?  Do you especially love kids' books that explore characters learning and growing through experiences outside the traditional classroom setting?  Do you feel like your family offers a unique perspective on books because you are homeschoolers? Let your voice be [...]

What Does No Child Left Behind (Morphed Into Race to the Top) Mean Exactly?

What Does No Child Left Behind (Morphed Into Race to the Top) Mean Exactly?

Part Two By Linda Dobson Many parents are beginning to see that in a classroom filled with 20 to 30 children, their child receives an equivalent fraction of attention. (A recent University of California Los Angeles project reveals the average schooled student receives seven minutes of personal attention for each day spent in the [...]

Transforming Family Life and Learning Through Homeschooling (Part Two of Two)

Transforming Family Life and Learning Through Homeschooling (Part Two of Two)

By Linda Dobson Not Doing School-at-Home As collective buyers of books, audio and video cassettes, games, computer software, and miscellaneous resources used in educating both parents and children, homeschoolers have a voracious appetite - and keen eye. Even though it's a recently recognized market, information to assist booksellers is [...]

Transforming Family Life And Learning Through Homeschooling (Part One of Two)

Transforming Family Life And Learning Through Homeschooling (Part One of Two)

By Linda Dobson After all enjoy their fill of oatmeal and fruit, and the last child laces up his boots and adjusts his hat against the winds, a mom and her three school-aged children wave at the school bus lumbering by and head off for a walk in the woods, instead. The children grow increasingly excited as they spy the tracks of three [...]

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