on January 8th, 2010

Every parent wants to establish good relationships with their children whether they are homeschooling or not. ~Marty Layne That line practically jumped off the screen at me as I scrolled through a 1999 interview I did with homeschooling mother Marty Layne, of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Marty had just written an encouraging and thoughtful book [...]

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Jeanne Faulconer on October 2nd, 2009

Submissions to Home Education Magazine are wide ranging. Most of our content is generated by homeschooling parents, but we also get articles from non-homeschoolers. The article ”Using Writing Contests” by Thursday Bram, a non-homeschooling writer, is coming up in our November-December issue. Most submissions by non-homeschooling writers don’t get published, usually because the articles don’t reflect an understanding of the ways home education [...]

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Helen on May 22nd, 2009

John Taylor Gatto has been an outspoken and eloquent critic of the public school system for over 20 years, and this post shared some favorite quotes from him, along with links to his biography, some videos of his speeches and interviews, and more information about this incredibly dynamic and engaging man.

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Helen on August 6th, 2007

Our long-time friend Jan Hunt, whose interview (by Mary Nix) appeared in our July/August issue, wrote recently to tell me they’ve added more bumper stickers to their selection, including these: • Ask me about unschooling! • If it matters to a child, it’s important! • Life is the school - love is the lesson. • [...]

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Helen on October 21st, 2006

Home Schooling, by Carol Windley In an email interview with Ambrose Musiyiwa which took place on Oct. 16, Canadian author Carol Windley spoke about her latest collection of short stories and the challenges short story writers face. The short stories in your most recent collection, Home Schooling, are set against the rural landscape of Vancouver [...]

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