Homeschooling

Thinking About Pulling Your Kid from Public School? Read This First! | Times Square Chronicles

Thinking About Pulling Your Kid from Public School? Read This First!<p>Are you thinking about removing your children from public school? It is not an …

Common Core

3 myths about home schooling debunked

The idea that home-schooled kids miss out on social opportunities is bogus, experts say.<p>As the summer winds down and the school year picks back up …

Lifestyle

Homeschoolers: The Enemy of Forced Schooling

I was born in 1977, the year John Holt launched the first-ever newsletter for homeschooling families, <i>Growing Without Schooling</i><i>.</i> At that time, Holt …

Education

The Great Cursive Writing Debate: Lost Art or Vital Skill?

The Oxford comma debate has been settled, as least in one court of law.<p>But another debate rages on in the halls of academia and the forums of word …

Education

Chess treated with 'contempt', says game's English supremo

Government bodies treat the ancient pursuit of chess with "contempt" and have no intention of recognising it as a sport, the game's supremo in England has said.<p>Dominic Lawson, the eminent journalist and author, said the battle to get chess on an equal footing with other sports faces widespread …

Judiciary

School District Threatens To Throw Away Homeschool Family’s Official Notice

An Ohio school district has found a new way to discourage families from homeschooling. The unidentified district simply refused to accept any notices …

Off-grid

Homeschooled students still face bias in college admissions, even when they meet requirements

<i>‘Afraid of losing their accreditation’ if they let in qualified student</i> Even as many colleges have taken to recruiting homeschooled students because …

Education

Chess school claims tutor stole high-end clients when he resigned

A Manhattan tutoring company that claims it taught Hugh Jackman’s kids how to play chess, along with other high-end clients, wants to legally check a …

New York City

How Museums Can Gain Visitors’ Attention through Educational Programming: Homeschool and Other Non-Traditional Programming

Museum educators prepare for the upcoming school year by not only preparing for school programs but also non-traditional education programs such as …

Museums

Why Homeschool in a Tiny House?

When someone inquires whether homeschool is in session here at the tiny house, perhaps I should respond, "Yes! Always. We all are learning, and the …

Foundation for Economic Education

I homeschooled my kids. It was one of the best parenting decisions I've ever made.

When my son Trevor entered kindergarten, visions of his future academic delight danced in my head. I imagined him writing stories, competing in …

Education

Homeschool Mom Charged With Truancy For Not Filling Out OPTIONAL Form.

Image source: Pixabay.comA homeschooling mom was charged with truancy because she failed to fill out an optional school form.The unidentified woman …

Off-grid

OPINION: Despite opposition, homeschooling is thriving

Homeschooling mom Andrea Forte, right, pauses in her reading to answer a question from her daughter, Elena Forte, left, during Elena and her brother …

Education

'She hated sitting at a desk all day' - Irish mum on why she decided to home school her children

The number of children being home-schooled in Ireland has almost doubled in five years, according to the latest figures.

News (Ireland)

Create a Homeschool Schedule That Works

I live off our weekly schedules. I made a schedule for each of my school age children and then I have a family schedule that I keep posted in our …

Productivity

Home School Communication Tool (and Writing activity)

Are you looking for something to do with your class to summarize the day and for something to help with home school communication? We call this This …

3 Reasons Why Homeschooling is Booming in the Middle East

When one thinks of the Middle East, freedom – particularly the freedom to swim against conventional wisdom – is not the first thing that comes to …

Foundation for Economic Education

Homeschooling Parents Pave the Way to Educational Independence

Posted: Jul 03, 2017 12:03 AM<p>Independence Day is right around the corner. As we celebrate our nation’s history and the rights and freedoms …

Education

Homeschoolers Don’t Need Federal Help

For the first time in the 38-year history of the U.S. Department of Education, the secretary of Education recently hosted a delegation of …

Education

Homeschool is Booming, New Study Shows

According to the latest data, there are over 1.8 million homeschoolers nationwide. That's 3.4% of the overall US K-12 school-age population. More and …

Education

10 Fun STEM Experiments | GreatPeaceAcademy #ihsnet #science

Children have a natural curiosity. And, STEM experiments allow a child to explore their curiosities in hands-on ways. It takes learning out of the …

Homeschool Family’s Kids May Be Hauled To Public School By Police

Image source: Pixabay.com<p>The children of the last homeschooling family in Sweden soon may be dragged by police to a government-run school.<p>Marita and …

Sweden

How to Find—or Start!—a Homeschool Support Group

Homeschooling can feel isolating for children and parents alike. It’s so different from what most people are doing and it's not uncommon to be the …

Networking

More success for Wollongong home-schooled kids

HOME SCHOOL FAMILY: ​Faith Clark, Andrew Clark, Isaac Clark and Lyndell Clark are part of the Project Bucephalus team which finished third in a major …

Lessons learned in my first year of homeschooling

This week marks one year since I took my kids out of school just a few days shy of their official end-of-year date. We headed off on a volunteerism …

Parenting

Simple Summer Learning with '100 Backyard Activities' | My Little Poppies

I am thrilled to share a new and extremely fun book for simple summer learning: <i>100 Backyard Activities That Are the Dirtiest, Coolest,</i> …

Kids

Free and Cheap Events to Take Your Kids To

Looking for ways to entertain your kids on the cheap? Here's a round up of free and nearly-free events that your kids are sure to love. It includes …

Kids

Simple Summer Learning Ideas: A Series | My Little Poppies

On a recent episode of The Homeschool Sisters Podcast, Kara and I chatted about simple summer learning and easy ways to take a <i>structured</i> summer break.<p>…

Kids

A Groom Surprised the Bride With a Harry Potter Cake That Said "Marriage Managed"

Mickie and Sean's wedding day marked the eighth year of their relationship, so they wanted to celebrate in the most magical way. And what's more magical than Harry Potter? Their reception colors consisted of white, pink, gold, and green, which allowed them to incorporate subtle elements from the …

Lifestyle

Classic Chess Pieces Redesigned as Iconic New York City Buildings

With technology at our fingertips, it's now easier than ever to reinterpret the classics. We recently marveled over a reimagined chess set where the kings, queens, and even lowly pawns have a fresh look and feel—the pieces double as stylish air planters. Continuing with this trend is Skyline Chess. …