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National Homeschool Organizations
Parents and those involved with homeschooling are fortunate to have a number of support groups on the local, state and national levels to help them with the many aspects of the process. This article will discuss support organizations that operate on the national level and which therefore provide information and…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Home Schooling   Oct 20, 2011  
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Homeschool Co-ops
Parents and those who are involved with homeschooling have a number of support groups to assist with the process. While there are support organizations on the national, state and local levels that help single families with homeschooling, co-op groups are different in that they are amalgams of families that join…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Home Schooling   Oct 20, 2011  
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Time Management for Homeschooling
Homeschooling your children offers a wonderful opportunity to take control of your life. That control can sometimes seem to be a two-edged sword, however, when it comes to time management. Making the best use of the precious commodity of time in our homeschool environment can make the difference between feeling…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Home Schooling   Oct 19, 2011  
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Homeschooling And the Socialization Issue
If you are a homeschooling parent or a person involved in the homeschooling process, the following discussion about “socialization” should be of interest to you.  This topic is fiercely debated on the homeschooling front.  In thise article I will present the core issue in an objective manner, so that you…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Home Schooling   Oct 16, 2011  
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Homeschool Extracurricular Activities
The roots of extracurricular activities as they apply to homeschool education have always been centered in the family.  Around the time of our country’s founding, Thomas Jefferson, estimated that it would take about three years of education to equip a child to function adequately in society.  This early educational curriculum…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Home Schooling   Oct 14, 2011  
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A Computer Skills Lesson for Homeschoolers
I am a homeschoooling Dad and a self-taught computer scientist with over forty years in the Information Technology field.  I often have discussions with other homeschooling parents in which they ask my advice on how they can start their kids off on the study of programming and developing computer skills. …
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Home Schooling   Oct 13, 2011  
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Homeschooling And the Argument for Latin
If you are a parent or someone who is involved in selecting a syllabus to meet a homeschool curriculum requirement, the choice of a language is likely to arise.  What will determine the language that you study?  Often the choice is to pick the “easiest” language.  Sometimes it’s the one…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Home Schooling   Oct 11, 2011  
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Homeschool Fun With Field Trips
Homeschooling offers may flexible opportunities for learning in a variety of contexts and venues.  Field trips are one of those types of opportunities.  Benefits that accrue from them are that they add variety to your homeschool game plan, they can be very low or no cost options, and they can…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Home Schooling   Oct 08, 2011  
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Seven Common Homeschool Myths
There is a lot of debate, which we believe is a good thing, about homeschooling.  Debate and discussion is a natural and healthy part of our democratic and American way of life.  But, with all of the debate going on about homeschooling, it makes sense to separate fact from fiction. …
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Home Schooling   Oct 07, 2011  
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Teaching Your Child How to Master Citations
It took my youngest son quite a while to master the use of citations. To be fair, I must admit that it was more than the pure mechanics of using citations that figured in his getting a grasp on using them effectively. It wasn’t until I had many conversations with…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Home Schooling   Oct 02, 2011  
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