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Chemistry for Everyone – A Helpful Primer for High School or College Chemistry

Apr 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Articles, Blog, High School, High School Chemistry, High School Homeschool, Homeschool Courses, homeschool instruction, Homeschool Resources, Homeschool Textbooks

Tuxedo Publishing 7827 Wintercress Lane Springfield, VA 22152 www.tuxedopublishing.com E-mail: info@tuxedopublishing.com By Jennifer Nairne When I envisioned homeschooling my children, I wanted to create a safe and fun environment for engaged learning that inspired my kids to go beyond the traditional classroom restrictions in search of knowledge. It has not always been easy – grammar, […]



A Special Man Has Some Advice for Us about College…

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Admissions, Articles, Career choices, Career Planning, College, College Alternatives, college credit, College Debt, college for homeschoolers, college preparation, Homeschool Resources, mary leppert, University

by John Taylor Gatto 1. William Faulkner On April 12, 2005, the August “New York Review of Books” pronounced William Faulkner “the most influential innovator in the annals of American fiction,” a man well-deserving of his Nobel Prize. Faulkner, a high school dropout, was later able to enter the University of Mississippi on a special […]



Educate Yourself For Tomorrow

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses

by Andrew Flaxman For hundreds of years, from all over the ancient world, kings and commoners traveled to Delphi to ask the Oracle of Apollo about the right course of action – whether to make war or seek peace, whether to marry one person or another. They brought rich offerings to the god and were […]



Unschooling to College

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: College, college for homeschoolers

When it’s least expected, questions come my way that make me pause and think. Recently I was asked by a young special education teacher, “What should my goals be when I am working with young children who have significant difficulty learning to read?” My response took a moment to formulate. How could I possibly tell […]



Preparing Your Homeschooler Child for College

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: College, college for homeschoolers, homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses

by Alison McKee Recently my husband and I were in the position of providing temporary housing for a young man who was trying to make the decision about whether or not to continue his college education. He had graduated in June, from a public school in his home town. The school was an accredited alternative […]



Universal Preschool

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: College, college for homeschoolers

by Diane Flynn Keith Universal Preschool: What’s Behind the Claims That It Will Stop Crime, Secure Your Child’s Future, Save Social Security & Provide A Free Government Nanny! [Although my husband, Cliff, and I homeschooled our two sons, this is not specifically a homeschool issue. It affects every young child in the country. We should […]



You Call THIS Geography?

Aug 5th, 2011 | By | Category: homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses

by Cindy Wiggers I travel the country teaching parents how to teach geography, use timelines, and many other topics. I love to see their reaction when I cover the 5 themes of geography. All too many of us think geography is only about states and capitals, rivers and mountains, and locating countries and their capitals, […]



Discover Your Child’s Learning Style

Aug 5th, 2011 | By | Category: homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses

by Mariaemma Pelullo-Wills & Victoria Kindle-Hodson Children begin life as successful learners! They are born with incredible eagerness and ability to learn. The purpose of this book is to provide tools to help you keep that eagerness and ability to learn alive in your child. After 50 years of combined experience working with students, we […]



What Diet Are You On This Week?

Aug 4th, 2011 | By | Category: homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses

by Mary and Michael Leppert by Guest Editor, Michael Leppert Sometimes homeschooling reminds me of dieting. There are so many choices that one can easily become confused, self-doubting and even disheartened at attempting to be successful. I know a number of people who have tried every reasonable diet regimen known to Man, at first trying […]



Starting A Home Business

Aug 4th, 2011 | By | Category: homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses

Reprinted from Countryside Magazine The first step is often the hardest: What will you sell? Here are some points to consider WALTER BRADISH – HOMESTEADER & BUSINESSMAN If you want to start a home business, the first task is one of the most important, and the most difficult: You must decide what goods or services […]