In the current July-August issue of Home Education Magazine, in her article titled Math Lessons, homeschooling mom Cheryl Trzasko writes about the lessons she learned as a child, while sailing around the world aboard a yacht with her family for two years: “Sometimes days, or more than a week, would pass between math lessons. The [...]

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In her column for the current July-August issue of Home Education Magazine, Can Kids Teach Themselves?, Linda Dobson explores an unstated assumption about children, that is, whatever wonderful attribute is noticed in a child, it has been taught: “The assumption is a result of what I’ve termed ‘school mind’ in some of my writing. There [...]

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HEM’s Closer Look series includes plenty of great articles gathered under helpful themes such as Unschooling, Activities, Homeschooling Older Kids, Homeschooling Dads and more. Especially helpful for new homeschoolers is the Closer Look at Learning Methods and Styles collection of articles from past issues. An example: “What I’ve seen over the years is that homeschooling [...]

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The March-April 2011 issue of Home Education Magazine includes an interview with Dr. Thomas Armstrong, author of “In Their Own Way,” “The Myth of the A.D.D. Child,” and other books and videos. An in-depth discussion of the practice of labeling children, learning disabilities, and more. Also in this issue you’ll find several feature articles on [...]

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In the Sept-Oct, 2003 issue of Home Education Magazine, Sue Smith-Heavenrich writes about The Things I Really Want My Kids to Learn: By September, every homeschooler in our state has outlined her proposed curriculum and sent it off to the local school district. I never found the forms our school district sent us particularly useful. [...]

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Not interested in providing music lessons for your children, but still want them to have some appreciation for the music of the world? Here are 33 ways to delve into music history, composers, famous songs, instruments, and musical genres using the senses of hearing, sight, taste, and even humor! For example: Compare an orchestra and [...]

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