Homeschoolers Outperform their Peers Critics are skeptical about homeschoolers’ prospects as they start college. These critics maintain that their social and academic skills are not adequate enough to enable homeschoolers to succeed at college. Public school matriculants, on the other hand, are expected to be successful at college, as thought by these same critics. Critics [...]
5 Fabulous Ways to Help Your Child Succeed As a homeschooling mom, it’s easy to get so focused on the process we forget to realize that our children need a boost from us every now and then to help them succeed. Just like us, they can struggle with a lack of motivation and even [...]
Scholarship Defined Scholarships can be confusing for homeschooling parents, but they can save them thousands of dollars. There are different forms of scholarships, but all of them are essentially gifted money for college. Unlike loans, scholarships don't have to be repaid. Some scholarships are paid to the student, while others go directly to the [...]
By six months of age your homeschooling baby may be sitting unassisted, her coordination skills are growing in leaps and bounds, and she will soon be crawling, standing, and then walking. Six to twelve months is a fun time for parents and homeschooling babies. Play a variety of games with your little one and watch [...]
Many children have sleep disorders that interrupt their lives, and those of their parents and siblings as well. A child sleep disorder can make life very difficult and interfere with the necessities of life. Parents who worry about the child sleep disorders in their family might rest assured that they are not alone. Many [...]
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The Project discusses homeschooling.
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This video is a short sketch of Illich's book with emphasis on his statement, "For most men the right to learn is curtailed by the obligation to attend school."
Charles Eisenstein, 2008.