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Directions to Follow... or Not

“Turn right,” the disembodied female voice intones. “Then, take the highway.” So we turn right and take the highway. No, we aren’t the Jetson family but we have come to rely on the GPS receiver mounted on the dashboard, especially when we … Continue reading

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Hands-on Ideas

Have you heard the joke about how many homeschool moms it takes to change a light bulb? The answer is: Just one. First, she checks three books on electricity out of the library, then the kids make models of light … Continue reading

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I Taught Myself...

If you have more than one child, you know that each one is very different. If you have any siblings, you will notice the same thing-each one is very much their own person. My older sister and I have been … Continue reading

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Building Off Something Great

There is a fantastic article in the latest edition of Wired. (Unfortunately, it's not on their website yet, so I can't link to it.) The article presents the radical shift in computing that is upon us because of the Kinect … Continue reading

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You are Part of a Team

Your students have the benefit of an education tailored to fit their needs. You, as the homeschooling parent, have the privilege of making those choices. You can do what you want with almost no outside input. Such freedom is a … Continue reading

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