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Posts Tagged ‘ Articles from 1998 ’

Naming Your Homeschool

A2Z Homeschool

If you haven't already done so, consider naming your homeschool.
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Records and Reports

Records and Reports - A2Z Homeschool.com

An Excel spreadsheet and links to help you plan, record and report. Updated for 2016-2017. Feature by your Homeschooling Guide, Ann Zeise.
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Christmas Lesson Ideas

Families who incorporate the holiday spirit into their December curriculum find they reduce the stress of trying to do it all and be it all to everyone.

Families who incorporate the holiday spirit into their December curriculum find they reduce the stress of trying to do it all and be it all to everyone.
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Homeschool Stationery

Homeschool Stationery

Make homeschool Stationery: ID cards, calling cards, letterhead, and perhaps a brochure.
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Lucky You, You’re Homeschooling!

Lucky You, You’re Homeschooling!

Let the shamrock remind you that the strange and unusual are lucky. Yes, to many, we homeschoolers are like shamrocks: rare, and a bit "freaky."
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Homeschooling Guide

By Ann Zeise and Carol Moxley So many people have written, asking for my “Homeschooling Guide,” I figured I’d better write one! I hope this will help clarify some of the misconceptions about homeschooling, and promote a better understanding of what homeschoolers really do. I. What is homeschooling? a. Definition Homeschooling is a viable education alternative to institutional...
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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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Where Do I Start with Homeschooling?

Why do you want to start homeschooling your children? So you’re considering homeschooling? Has it been the “year from hell” for your child at school? Is your little one just not ready to deal with crowds of unruly children in a public school situation? Perhaps your family situation or business would allow you to travel often, and you...
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Foundations for Successful Homeschooling

Foundations for Successful Homeschooling

Those with large families often wonder, “How can I be successful when homeschooling my family when my state requires me to report?”
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Outdoor Adventure

Outdoor Adventure

Tales of Adventure! by Ann Zeise What my husband, Fred, wanted for Father’s Day this year was a family outdoor adventure, and, boy, did we have one! We rented a canoe and started down an 11-mile trip on the Russian River near Healdsburg in Northern California. Scott, our teenaged son, and I traded off...
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Homeschool Web Clip Art

Homeschool Web Clip Art

Michele Thoburn's Clip art: Home School is Cool, Don't Hesitate to Home Educate, boy on computer with dog, 3 children studying together.
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Mom Guilt

Mothers Day – Feeling Guilty? By Ann Zeise and Carol Moxley Another Mother’s Day.  This homeschooling mom can’t help wondering if her family truly appreciates and understands the direction she has chosen for her life. Sometimes a bit of guilt seeps into her otherwise positive outlook: could she have done more? I know what...
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Unschooling All Summer

Unschooling All Summer

Summertime Learning Homeschooling without a Schedule “What! You make your kid learn in the summer, too?” Well, yes and no. I don’t “make” him, he just doesn’t stop because the calendar changes to June.By Ann ZeiseIn fact our decision to switch from using curriculum to unschooling started one summer. We were camping in the...
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A to Z Homeschool Articles from 1998

A to Z Homeschool Articles from 1998

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. Christmas Lesson Ideas – 12/9/98 A Christmas curriculum to fulfill every requirement. Records and Reports – 9/26/98 An Excel spreadsheet from your guide and lotsof resources to help...
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The Ravage of Home Education Through Exclusion By Religion

A White Paper by Raymond S. Moore Attorney Michael Farris‘ homeschooling alarms in states from Coast to Coast, and federally over the last four years, and particularly his national alarm on the HR-6 amendment, constitute a serious tactical error if homeschooling is to be known for its serious contribution to American education instead of simply another passing educational...
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Socialization: The “S” Word Part 1

By Ann Zeise Email me about socialization questions or remarks you’ve heard and how you responded, and I’ll add the most poignant or funny here. Please refer to the “Socialization” article when you write. Homeschool Alumni Socialization Blues “Socialization Blues” by Israel Wayne, performed at the 2006 Homeschool Alumni National Reunion, July 28-30. “Aren’t you...
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The Ravage of Home Education Through Exclusion By Religion _ page 2

Farris' service is offset by unilateral initiatives, creating alarm after alarm that spell catastrophe to the home education movement. By Raymond S. Moore.
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