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OCTOBER 27, 2009

Homeschooling and Teaching Social Skills

Yesterday, we discussed the difference between socialization and social skills. As parents, we are concerned about and aim to have our children learn appropriate social skills. The question becomes…

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OCTOBER 19, 2009

Nobel Prize for Physics goes to a man that was homeschooled

The Nobel Prize Winners for 2009 were announced this past week. One of the winners of the Noble Prize for Physics was a man who was homeschooled in his younger years, Dr. Willard S. Boyle. …

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JULY 23, 2009

Homeschooling Methods, Unschooling

  I’m going to wrap up my discussion on homeschooling methods by looking at what appears to be the most misunderstood method, unschooling. I recently discovered that even within homeschooling…

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JUNE 23, 2009

The Flexibility of Homeschooling

  If you were going to compile a list of all the positive things about homeschooling, flexibility would probably be near the top of your list. I can tell you it is at the top of mine. If we…

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JUNE 7, 2009

Homeschool Diploma vs. GED

  Today, the stigma of the GED is all but disappeared. Many homeschool teens turn to the GED as a viable way to verify their home education. However, the GED itself has begun to give students…

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AUGUST 18, 2008

Goal Setting For Your Child’s Homeschooling And Life Success

Why are goals important? A while back, I did an interview with Wally "Famous Amos".  He not only makes great cookies, he is a world-renowned author, winner of several awards for promoting literacy…

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AUGUST 17, 2008

Homeschooling On A Budget – Low Cost Curriculum Items

Children outgrow learning materials as readily as they do clothing and shoes. This is why you'll often find homeschooling groups swapping or selling resources at bargain basement prices. A…

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