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Homeschooling: An Appealing Educational Alternative
by Carren W. Joye
According to the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), an estimated 2 million children in America are being homeschooled, with that number rising by 15 percent each year. Indeed, home education has become an appealing alternative to classroom instruction in recent years for various reasons. These reasons are the issues that all parents consider before deciding on public, private or home school. <more...>

Growth in Home Schooling
by Carl Caton
Another school year has begun and another amazing advance in the home schooling movement. Rather than quote specific growth numbers, let me just say that no other educational format is on the same upward trajectory as the home schooling trend. It is an amazing time to participate in the process.

Popular Homeschool Methods
by Sonya Haskins
Charlotte Mason, a Christian educator in Britain in the late 1800s, was a hands-on educator who believed in giving children the tools that would guide them throughout life. She did this by encouraging "living books," whole books, and firsthand sources for children rather than reading secondhand material from textbooks. The Charlotte Mason Method encourages the reading of entire books, particularly the classics and other great <more...>

What Is Homeschooling And How Do I Know It's Right For My Family?
by Anita York
Do you know what these famous people have in common?  <more...>

HOMESCHOOL-Where Do I Begin 
by Kay Green
You have decided to home school your children. You have been thinking and praying about it for some time. As September approaches you know it is time. Where to start? The choices seem overwhelming. <more...>

Homeschooling Your Teenager
by Patricia R. Chadwick
This year has brought a lot of changes for me. One of biggest changes is returning to homeschooling. Many moons ago, I homeschooled all of my children. For five years I taught 4 kids of varying grades in both elementary and Middle School. I really enjoyed it, but the time came when 2 of them wanted to return to school.  <more...>

Homeschooling: What's Next?
by Brian Thomas
So, you're homeschooling your children and the decision to put them into the next academic setting arises. What do you do? What are some of the options?

Many parents see homeschooling as a viable alternative to what they have done over a year or more for their children's education. Some people even bring their students from first grade all the way through high school. However, most opt to homeschool for only a few years. Having children either at home or grouped with other children for a year or more represents a decision that many parents feel is well worth the sacrifice.  <more...>

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