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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The Jan-Feb, 2011 issue of Home Education Magazine includes an Interview with author and HEM columnist Tamra Orr discusses writing, homeschooling, and how families can find their own approaches to living and learning together. Articles on sustaining homeschooling over the long haul, trying school, reading, writing, music lessons, and The Great American Road Trip provide [...]

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The Jan-Feb, 2011 issue of Home Education Magazine includes an Interview with author and HEM columnist Tamra Orr discusses writing, homeschooling, and how families can find their own approaches to living and learning together. Articles on sustaining homeschooling over the long haul, trying school, writing, reading, music lessons, and The Great American Road Trip provide [...]

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The other morning, Myles, our six-year-old, stood precariously with one foot on a counter stool and the other on the counter’s edge. He was writing on the kitchen calendar with a very determined look. I made a mental note to lower the calendar to kid height, then stepped forward to read his entry. “Do nothing”, [...]

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It was one of those remarks that only seems funny in retrospect. My five-year-old son was having his annual checkup. To my pleasant surprise, the doctor took the news that we were homeschooling quite well. She asked some friendly questions, culminating with the seemingly harmless, “So what are you learning in homeschool?” “Well,” Ben said, [...]

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