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The Light at the Beginning of the Tunnel

  By: Michael C. Broome Home schooling is not only a right of each and every American, it is also a joy with blessings that many home schoolers wouldn't trade for anything. Not just the children, but the mothers and fathers that give so much of their time to ensure their children have the best [...]

Teaching Strategies for Home School Students with ADD

 By Mimi Rothschild More and more homeschooling parents have asked me about Attention Deficit Disorder and the best way to homeschool their children who have ADD or ADHD.  I found this list of ADD/ADHD resources online, I thought I'd share it with everyone. "Excerpted from Teaching Strategies: Education of Children with Attention Deficit Disorder. Effective classroom [...]

Home Schooling Virtual Schools are Meeting the Needs of America’s Students

By Mimi Rothschild Virtual schools, cyber school, online academies. These terms seemed foreign to most Americans ten years ago, but with advancements in technology and the deterioration of the public school system, virtual schools are growing in popularity. The Tucson Citizen documents the growth of virtual schools in Arizona. Below is what some Arizona students [...]

Homeschooling, a National Success Story, is Recognized by a Supreme Court Judge

By Mimi Rothschild Michael Smith, co-founder and president of the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), wrote an interesting article in The Washington Times earlier this week about home schooling’s success in America. Smith is ecstatic, as we all should be, that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas recognized home schooling as a viable educational [...]

By |July 18th, 2007|Blogroll, Homeschool vs Public School, Homeschoolers, Homeschooling News, Homeschooling Trends|Comments Off on Homeschooling, a National Success Story, is Recognized by a Supreme Court Judge

Home Schoolers Stay Active and Debunk Socialization Myth

By Mimi Rothschild One of the best aspects of homeschooling is that it allows families to have flexible schedules while also allowing home schooling students the opportunity to pursue their passions. If a student wants to learn more about World War Two then he or she can learn more. If a student wants to study [...]

By |July 3rd, 2007|Blogroll, Homeschool vs Public School, Homeschoolers, Homeschooling and Socialization, Homeschooling News|Comments Off on Home Schoolers Stay Active and Debunk Socialization Myth

Why Keep Public Schools Around?

By Mimi Rothschild In a recent series of articles, Jonah Goldberg of The National Review Online and David Gelernter of The Weekly Standard both propose that America might be better off without public schools and discuss how we might decide whether to have them or not. Both writers cite public school’s well documented shortcomings. "Americans [...]

By |June 14th, 2007|Blogroll, Homeschool vs Public School, Homeschoolers, Homeschooling News|Comments Off on Why Keep Public Schools Around?

The Grace Academy Summer Reading List and Summer Programs

By Mimi Rothschild What are your homeschoolers doing this summer? Going back in time? Sailing on the high seas? Hanging out with the three little pigs? Summer is the perfect time for homeschoolers to improve their readings skills and have a blast while doing it. We’ve compiled a comprehensive summer reading list for each Grace [...]

By |June 6th, 2007|Blogroll, Homeschoolers, Homeschooling and Summer, Homeschooling News, Miscellaneous|Comments Off on The Grace Academy Summer Reading List and Summer Programs

Homeschoolers Safe as Lecturer Encourages Public School Students to Have Sex and Do Drugs

By Mimi Rothschild On April 10th two different speakers encouraged students at Boulder Valley High School in Colorado to have sex and use drugs at a required attendance lecture entitled “STDs: Sex, Teens and Drugs.” State lawmakers are furious over what was said at the lecture and are trying to fire Superintendent George Garcia. What [...]

By |June 6th, 2007|Blogroll, Homeschool vs Public School, Homeschoolers, Homeschooling News, Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Homeschoolers Safe as Lecturer Encourages Public School Students to Have Sex and Do Drugs

Famous Homeschoolers Who Changed the World

By Mimi Rothschild Some of the most famous artists, composers, writers, judges, inventors, religious leaders, and presidents in the world were homeschooled. It’s no coincidence that some of the most brilliant minds in history were developed and challenged in homeschools. A homeschooler’s education isn’t limited by one dimensional curriculums like those offered by public schools. [...]

By |May 31st, 2007|Blogroll, Homeschoolers, Homeschooling News, Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Famous Homeschoolers Who Changed the World

Homeschool World Series

By Mimi Rothschild Congratulations to all the teams that qualified for the Homeschool World Series tournament in Pensacola, Florida this week. Listen to the live internet broadcast for today’s championship game here. The Homeschool World Series Association is a nonprofit organization that coordinates varsity-level baseball competition throughout North America. The Homeschool World Series Association seeks [...]

By |May 24th, 2007|Blogroll, Homeschooling and Sports, Homeschooling News, Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Homeschool World Series