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A Survey of Grown Unschoolers

A Survey of Grown Unschoolers I: Overview of Findings Seventy-five unschooled adults report on their childhood and adult experiences. by Peter Gray, Ph.D. The above study is linked below. What is unschooling? How does that related to homeschooling? This study is a must-read for anyone who thinks that there is only one standardized way for […]

Homeschooling could be the smartest way to teach kids in the 21st century — here are 5 reasons why

Author: Chris Weller 1/21/2018 Homeschooling isn’t what it used to be. What largely started in the 1980s and ’90s as a way for Catholic parents to infuse religion into their kids’ education now has more mainstream appeal. Homeschooled kids have the same access to online learning, friendships, and extracurricular activities as the typical public school student — but […]

Homeschooling could be the smartest way to teach kids in the 21st century — here are 5 reasons why

Excerpt: “Without formal curricula to guide their education, homeschoolers get the chance to explore a range of topics that might not be normally offered until high school or college. They can study psychology in fourth grade, or finance in eighth grade. Some parents are capable enough to pass on this knowledge themselves. But many parents […]

How School Districts Weaponize Child Protection Services Against Uncooperative Parents

Parents are increasingly required to obey, to conform to a school’s demands even if they believe such orders may not be appropriate for their child. Schooling is adept at rooting out individuality and enforcing compliance. In his book, Understanding Power, Noam Chomsky writes: “In fact, the whole educational and professional training system is a very elaborate […]

Homeschool Domination: Why These Kids Will Take You Down

A must-see Infographic containing fascinating facts & stats about homeschooled kids and public schooled kids.  

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum Resources for Free!

PRESCHOOL CURRICULUM RESOURCES Announcement! Newly Published Preschool Resources Our homeschool community is always growing and improving. Throughout the years, educational resources that are available on the internet, across subject areas. Many educational tips, resources, lesson plans, activities – and much more, are shared from one person or group to others. The best part of it […]

***NEW & PROSPECTIVE HOMESCHOOLER SUPPORT**

This newsletter is chock full of basic information for those families who will be new (or are new) to homeschooling for the 2018-2019 school year. Read the full newsletter here.

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Educational decline: Homeschooling surges as parents seek safer option for children

Violence and bullying a drive force but school shootings tip the balance for many Excerpt: ““I’m required by law to place my kids in a public school or private or homeschool, BUT THE STATE IS NOT ACCOUNTABLE IN TERMS OF THE SAFETY OF THESE CHILDREN,” said Mr. Lambert. “So we get lots of calls from […]

The Socialization Homeschooled Kids Don’t Get

Excerpt: “I remember how friendship groups work, especially amongst girls. How cliques are formed. How it’s not cool to talk to the younger kid over the fence when you’ve got your school friend over. I remember how we played with power and exclusion. I gently enquire and check she’s ok. And she is. My strong […]