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Home Education

Researching homeschooling methods and preparation: Reggio Emilia and project based learning.


Home Education

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What's Worth Learning in School?

No one’s going to DIY that for you, sweetheart | Project Based Homeschooling A response to Homeschooling Only Deepens Silicon Valley's Rift With the Rest of Us.

The homeschooling trend plays into the suspicion that techies would rather live in a bubble than the world we all share. The issue is a Silicon Valley culture that can too often prize breaking away at the expense of chipping in.

Nurturing children: Why “early learning” doesn’t help | Institute of Marriage and Family Canada

Don't Plan Ahead, Plan Along! Project-based homeschooling: Planning | Project Based Homeschooling

Marbles Rolling: Homeschool: Let Go or Be Dragged Roscoe's interests have rapidly taken on a life of their own. Some days I wonder where this homeschooling gig is taking us, but I can't help but marvel at his enthusiasm and joy for learning about the world that he inhabits.

A new study on the academic effects of homework offers not only some intriguing results but also a lesson on how to read a study -- and a reminder of the importance of doing just that: reading studies (carefully) rather than relying on summaries by journalists or even by the researchers themselves. Alfie Kohn explains.

The Secular Homeschool Community - Secular Homeschool Support Groups by State

Why are homeschooled kids so annoying?

Is Your Child Ready to Read? A Checklist. Marcy Axness provides a list of various ways you can tell if your child is ready to read, and gives advice for fostering reading readiness.

Where can you find over 100 free unit studies? Boy Scouts! The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) program offers great merit badge materials to its Scouts, which my older sons used on their way to achieving their Eagle Scout ranks.

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The Never Home Homeschoolers

Setting Children Up to Hate Reading... There is a mistaken idea of what young children should be able to do—what is age-appropriate. Here’s a list of what “typical” children know upon entering kindergarten...

What Do Grown Unschoolers Think of Unschooling? IV in Series | Psychology Today

Teacher Tom: "Falling Behind"

“Unschooling has always been sort of code for being secular,” explains Patrick Farenga, who runs the unschooling website JohnHoltGWS.com. “It’s about understanding that learning is not a special skill that happens separate from everything else and only under a specialist’s gaze. It’s about raising children who are curious and engaged in the world alongside their families and communities.”

Marbles Rolling: Preparing for the Homeschool Year. Project Based Homeschool.

Marbles Rolling: Homeschooling Insecurities, finding confidence in the process

Marbles Rolling: Homeschooling Part 4: Looking Forward to Kindergarten

How We Came to Homeschooling Part 3: Calming the Fear and Moving Beyond.

  • Sonya Jennings
    Sonya Jennings

    I love homeschooling ;)!! Going on our 2nd year now;)

Marbles Rolling: How we came to Homeschooling Part 2: Saying yes to the boldheart life, saying yes to homeschooling

Marbles Rolling: Our Journey to Homeschooling Part 1: Let me begin at the beginning.