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Rural Homeschooling on a Family Farm

Rural Homeschooling on a Family Farm

Lessons from the Homestead Carol J. Alexander homeschooled her children since 1993, and raised much of their own food. She has a blog here, some eBooks she’s written, and a free newsletter of interest to homesteading homeschoolers. Pioneer Woman Homeschooling Ree homeschools her 4 kids on a working ranch, and loves to take photographs...
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How Children Learn Best

How Children Learn Best

Approaches Born to Learn A fun, thought-provoking series of animations that illustrate ground-breaking new discoveries about how humans learn. Five Educational Philosophies Essentialism, Progressivism, Perennialism Existentialism, and Behaviorism. Taken together, these five schools of thought do not exhaust the list of possible educational philosophies you may adopt, but they certainly present strong frameworks from...
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Adoption, Fostering, and Homeschooling

Adoption, Fostering, and Homeschooling

Homeschooling a child you adopted as an infant is no different than homeschooling your own children. The concern comes with the adoption of an older child, and their adjustment problems. Fostering brings its own set of problems, and social workers are involved.
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Homeschool Your Kindergartner

When you Homeschool Your Kindergartner, it is a time of exploring how the world works. Feature by your Homeschooling Guide. Dateline: 8/18/98 By Ann Zeise Many parents write me asking about what to buy to start homeschooling a 5 year old. I won’t give you a pat answer about curriculum for kindergartners because I do not...
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Teaching Tips for Homeschooling Parents

How to teach young children in a homeschool. Teaching tips, methods and ideas for teaching such things as spelling, creativity, English, science, writing, math in fun, creative lessons, using Bloom’s Taxonomy to improve their thinking processes. It isn’t hard for parents to learn the ways top teachers instruct. Drivers Ed AN A to Z...
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ADD Attention Deficit Disorder

ADD Attention Deficit Disorder

Support, learning materials and advice about homeschooling ADD and ADHD children. Annotated Websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide.
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Homeschooling because of Bullying at School

Homeschooling because of Bullying at School

Don't wait until you have done "all" the research, and gotten "all" the materials! You will always be researching homeschooling. You will always be buying interesting things for your child use for learning. Grab your child and run into homeschooling while he or she still has their mental and physical health!
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Determine Your Children’s Learning Styles

Identify how your children are each intelligent in their own way through these free online inventories of learning styles. Parts is Parts – Intelligence Revisited AN A TO Z ARTICLE By David Albert. Most homeschoolers I know are partial to Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences. Teaching and Relating to Your Child’s Learning Style...
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Homeschooling Children with Learning Disabilities

Learning disabilities seem to vanish when children are homeschooled. Resources here for support, legal assistance, curriculum, plans, and more.
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Expatriates – Homeschooling Abroad

Resources for internationally mobile families considering homeschooling. Websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide.
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Concerns about Homeschooling

Is my child too young or too old to homeschool? I don’t know how to teach! How Can We Afford to Live on One Income? We have a special situation in our household. How can we provide for our gifted child? Will my child miss out? Is my child too young or too old...
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Thoughts & Hard Facts (Directory)

Accreditation of Homeschools? The controversy about qualifying homeschools. Accrediting agencies and FAQs about accreditation, especially concerning distance learning programs. Controversy There are a number of issues that homeschoolers like to debate. Demographics Reports of numbers of homeschoolers in various states and countries. Note that this is a work in progress, and never entirely accurate....
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Taking Charge

Larry and Susan Kaseman have regular columns in Home Education Magazine that usually concern some controversial topic about the homeschool movement. Convincing Others We Don’t Want Homeschooling Legislation Proposals are frequently made for new legislation affecting homeschoolers which might also be entitled “Legislation That Undermines Homeschooling Freedoms.” Curfews and Homeschoolers Daytime curfews require that...
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Homeschooling Autistic Children

About Autism And Homeschooling There are so many reasons why you should do this, but the following three reasons are incredibly important and will allow you to see amazing progress in your child. Autism Homeschooling Resources Parents of children with autism don’t have to forego homeschooling. From deciding to homeschool to securing therapies, get...
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