Homeschooling

Homeschooling 101: What Is Homeschooling?

More parents are now choosing to homeschool instead of sending their children to public or private schools. Learn more about the homeschooling movement and what's involved when parents educate their kids at home.<p>What Is Homeschooling?<p><b>Why do parents choose to homeschool? In what regions are</b> …

This Woman Had No Idea That Their Couple's Photo Shoot Was Actually a Surprise Proposal!

Just days after Korey and Laura's four-year anniversary, he officially popped the question. But Korey teamed up with the photographer, who knew his sister, a whole month prior to their engagement to plan a special surprise. They were told that they needed a sweet couple for a styled session and had …

Weddings

Data Snapshot: Who Are the Nation's Homeschoolers?

A recently released batch of federal data offers a portrait of the nation’s homeschool population, including the backgrounds of students and their …

Sociology

A Calculated Decision: Why John Urschel Chose Math Over Football

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In late July, John Urschel reported to NFL training camp, just like about 2,800 other players across the league. Urschel checked …

Long-form Journalism

Unis announce new early offers for IB students

International Baccalaureate students will get early offers from a number of Sydney universities based on their predicted results, up to three weeks …

Education

Hollywood Actress: Why I Homeschool My Kids

My name is Sam Sorbo. I’m a mom to three wonderful children, and the author of “They’re YOUR Kids: An Inspirational Journey from Self-Doubter to Home …

Conservative View

Creationist speaker at Alberta homeschooling conference prompts controversy

How much freedom should homeschooling families have in deciding how to teach their children?<p>The question has sparked renewed debate after the Alberta …

Education

The uncertain future of handwriting

Computers and tablets are changing how we write – will the ability and need to wield a pen die out altogether?<p>We're told that writing is dying. Typing on keyboards and screens dominates written communication today. Even scribbling a signature has become rarer due to the prevalence of chip-and-pin …

Twitch, Chess.com Partner To Promote Chess Streaming - Chess.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:<p>Chess.com and Twitch Announce Multi-Year Partnership to Increase Chess Engagement Worldwide<p>Palo Alto, Calif., Nov. 8, 2017 — …

Chess

Everyone can just go home now because British police have won at 280-character tweets

So yesterday Twitter doubled the character limit, upgrading it to 280 and causing a collective nervous breakdown, hot takes, anger, and daring …

Afghanistan

Illinois Lawmakers Poised to Mandate Cursive Lessons in Schools

« Are Science Fairs Worth All That Trouble? Study Seeks Some Answers | Main<p>Illinois lawmakers are considering a signature issue: Should the state …

Education

HUGE List of FREE Homeschool Curriculum & Resources!

<i>This is a weekly list of Free Homeschool Curriculum and Resources compiled by Carrie from HomeSchoolGiveaways.com. If you aren’t a homeschooler, but</i> …

Scientific Method

End of the Day Summary Writing Activity

This is an activity for students to summarize the day and it will help with home school communication! We call this This is My Week because at the …

Spelling

What Curriculum Do The Duggars Use To Homeschool Their Kids And Why Do People Find It Shocking?

If you’ve watched <i>19 Kids and</i><i>Counting,</i> you’ll already be aware that the Duggar family homeschooled (or continues to) all 19 of their children. Many …

Entertainment

20 Thanksgiving Special Education Homeschooling Activities

• For more Thanksgiving SPED homeschooling ideas, make sure to check out our SPED Homeschooling Thanksgiving Pinterest Board. There are new pins being …

Kids

Four Player Chess: How To Play And Win

While the traditional two-player chess that we know and love today has become the most popular way to play, there have been hundreds of variations of …

Chess

Why Homeschooled Children Love Reading

I saw the headline in Monday’s <i>Harvard Gazette</i>: “Life Stories Keep Harvard Bibliophile Fixed to the Page.” My first thought was, "I bet he was …

Education

Comprehensive Learning Upgrade English and Math App

Disclosure: I am working with Learning Upgrade to bring you this information. Learning Upgrade is an app with over 900 lessons about reading English …

Language

10 websites every school computer lab should bookmark - Salon.com

When kids visit the computer lab after school, they're usually there to finish homework and pass the time productively, so you want them to access the best tools possible. These math, reading, news, and reference websites can help kids practice skills, find facts, and explore cool topics. And if …

Learning

Never Give Up As a Homeschool Teacher

• Exhausted and overwhelmed<br>• Short on time to talk to friends or have adult conversations with anyone <br>• Feeling like we aren’t smart, patient, educated, or …

Emotions

LaVar Ball Reportedly Hires Math, English Tutors for LaMelo's Homeschooling

LaVar Ball will reportedly hire private tutors, with a focus on math and English, as part of his plan to homeschool and train son LaMelo the next two years.<p>"Math and English are his stronger subjects so he can count his money and communicate when it's not right," a source told TMZ Sports.<p>LaVar Ball …

LaVar Ball

Improving Your Chess Online Doesn't Have to Cost Money

01 of 06<p>Looking for a place where you can practice tactics in a variety of different formats? Chess Tempo has over 30,000 different tactical problems …

Learning

Local author writes about homeschooling

Local author Judy Zwirblis of Dartmouth, kept a journal for many years while homeschooling her sons, Jay now 36, and David now 29. She put the …

Barnes & Noble

2 Moms Open Hillsborough Chess Academy

Hillsborough and Belle Mead moms are celebrating the opening of the Hillsborough Chess Academy on Saturday.<p>HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — Hillsborough and Belle …

Hairstylist Vernon François Thanks His Dyslexia in Animated Video

He says it's made him who he is.<p>For people the estimated [5 to 17%](http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/dyslexics/learn-about-dyslexia/what-is-dyslexia/debunking-common-myths-about-dyslexia) of the population with dyslexia, reading can be hard, finding the right word can be a struggle, and the bullying …

LaVar Ball pulls youngest son LaMelo out of high school, will home school him

LAVAR Ball is arguably the most famous sports dad in the world, and the much-maligned figure’s latest act might be his most audacious.<p>The formal high …

Sport (Australia)

So, You're Thinking about Homeschooling...

Welcome to the exciting world of learning without schooling! You have already taken the important first step in redefining your child's education by …

Education

91% of teachers agree that unidentified dyslexia damages children’s self-esteem

The Dyslexia Association of Ireland has released findings from its latest research survey on the experience of dyslexia in Ireland to mark Ireland’s …

News (Ireland)

LaVar Ball Has Decided to Homeschool LaMelo to Better Steer His Basketball Career

With some choice words in the process.<p>As we await the start of the NBA regular season to find out if Lonzo Ball can indeed live up to the hype and mold himself into the LA Lakers savior many hope him to be, his father LaVar Ball, though, continues to make noise in his signature braggadocios …

LaVar Ball

Field Trips ARE School

By Dawn Spence<p>I taught in public school for ten years and the one thing I looked forward to every year was the field trip. I loved to see the …

Learning