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Articles tagged homeschoolers

The Dividends of a Challenge Education

by Lisa
Friday, 27 September, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
Well here we are, six or seven weeks into this academic year. For most of us the dust is settling: we are growing accustomed to getting up and out of the house on Classical Conversations day, we are remembering what we like in our packed lunches, and everyone in the...
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Challenge: The Icing on the Cake (How to Manage Foundations, Essentials, and Challenge at the Same Time)

I used to think that Foundations was the best time of homeschool life. It is fun to sing the songs, read the picture books, and take lots of field trips. However, now that I have two teenagers in high school (Challenge I and Challenge II) I am experiencing some payoff...
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Into Eternity: Homeschooling through High School

Almost every year since we became members of our local homeschool support group over a decade ago, my family has attended a high school graduation ceremony. It is always a blessing to watch parents—and sometimes entire families—ascend the stage, and to watch fathers...
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The Worst Reason Not to Homeschool

by Jonathan
Monday, 10 June, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
This article is modified from sections from the newly-released book MicroSecession: Simple Ways to Liberate Yourself, Your Family, and Your Community from Government Idiocy. In recent years, homeschooling has progressed from an obscure choice made by a tiny minority to...
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Knowing When Education Isn't the Problem

by Jonathan
Thursday, 09 May, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
This article is modified from sections from the newly-released book MicroSecession: Simple Ways to Liberate Yourself, Your Family, and Your Community from Government Idiocy.   Western civilization has a bad habit of thinking that every problem can be solved with...
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