Essays written and copyrighted by your Homeschooling Guide, Ann Zeise, as well as features written and copyrighted by guest essayists.
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Bean Counting…Another Garden Metaphor – 7/16/11
We’ve all heard the nickname bean counters for accountants, bookkeepers, CPA’s. I have found in my many years of working with people and their money, that they often just need a nudge to stop and look at their situations a little deeper. By Elisabeth Donati.
A Winning Combination: Children, Computers and Time – 7/12/11
Based on their success, I believe it’s up to parents and the kids themselves, not the schools, to produce computer-literate children. Parents should provide the computer and the time. Given that opportunity, the children will take over from there. By Barbara Frank
National Geographic Education Launches New Site – 4/11/11
National Geographic Education today announces the beta phase of its newly redesigned website, NatGeoEd.org, inviting user feedback from all interested K-12 teachers, informal educators and families.
Public School or Homeschool? – 3/4/11
It seems that into many homeschooling families’ journeys comes a fork in the road; a time to decide between continuing on the homeschooling path or to travel the road that leads to public school attendance. By Linda Dobson.
Begin Homeschooling with Confidence – 3/3/11
My first thoughts were how on earth am I going to teach my children everything they need to know? It was overwhelming – and I just didn’t know where to start. By Julie Gilbert.
But I Want to Go to School! – 3/1/11
Some homeschooling parents reason that a teenager, especially one who has recently experienced both school and homeschooling, should have a say in how he pursues his education. By Cafi Cohen.
Creative Activities – 2/25/11
I would like to teach my children through creation, not books only. I want to make with them usable items, not crafts. Do you have any suggestions?