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A to Z Homeschool Articles from 2012

Essays written and copyrighted by your Homeschooling Guide, Ann Zeise, as well as features written and copyrighted by guest essayists.
Most feature articles also contain links.
Halloween Party Sounds – 10/14/2012
Been in iTunes today collecting sounds and music for our Halloween neighborhood bash. Here’s the list I have so far. Oh! Interesting! Did you know if you hit command-t when playing your iTunes you get a light show that bounces around in time to the music. Another command-t gets you back to your playlist.

The Importance of Free Time – 7/5/12
Free time was once the hallmark of childhood. But these days, many parents feel it’s their duty to keep their children busy. By Barbara Frank.

Tips for Teaching Music – 9/29/12
Music is the soul of life, it is entertaining, very motivating and can make a powerful contribution to a child’s development as I’m sure most parents would agree, but how do you go about it? By Gerald Crawford.

Uses for Old Calendars – 5/22/12
Calendars.com is having a huge up-to-75% off sale on their 2012 calendars. Who needs a calendar when the year is about half over, you might ask?

Children’s Choice Book Award – 4/21/12
The Children’s Choice Book Award winners will be announced LIVE at the annual Children’s Choice Book Awards Gala on May 7 at Espace in New York City as part of Children’s Book Week (May 7-13, 2012), the oldest national literacy initiative in the United States.

Apples and Oranges – Rocks and Pears, Schools and Homeschools – 4/19/12
Have you ever thought about what makes homeschooling such a unique approach to living and learning with our children? By Helen Hegener, HEM.


Roots of Homeschooling – 4/27/12
When people write about the history of the homeschooling movement there’s one name which comes quickly to mind: John Holt. By Helen Hegener, HEM.


Tale of a Bear in an Apple Tree – 3/24/12
As tourists, staying in Camp Curry one November, we heard that there was a bear up in a tree in the apple orchard nearby, so being tourists, we grabbed our kids and cameras, and went over to look.


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