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Disaster Preparedness

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

Top Three Ways to Prepare Yourself for a Disaster by Glenda Lehman Ervin (Item numbers refer to the Lehman’s Catalog items.) First in a three-part series Tornado in the forecast? Snowstorm on its way? Or perhaps those nasty rumors of another terrorist attack got you worried? With a little planning and foresight you can weather […]



The Roots of “Education”

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

by Patrick Farenga (Copyright 2006, all rights reserved.) One can view the history of education as an ongoing struggle between those who feel education is something to be done for someone and those who feel it is something people do for themselves. Educationists love to point out that their job is draw forth the latent […]



A Man’s Character is His Fate

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

by Erin Chianese Jimmy is sixteen and has been working every Friday the past few months at a delicatessen. He receives the annual flyer in the mail announcing Homeschool Day at Six Flags Magic Mountain. He loves roller coasters and wants to go just as he has gone every year since he was five years […]



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 […]



Accredidation and College

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

by Dr. Mary Hood Have you ever read the story of Jacob and Esau in the Bible? They were the sons of Isaac, and in those days, the eldest son always received the birthright and all of the father’s worldly goods. One day Esau, the eldest son, who enjoyed hunting, had just returned from his […]



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 […]



Me? Homeschool? Never!

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

by Connie Shaffer Gee, if I could stack up all of the “I will never” statements that I have mouthed since having children, they would make quite a tower. Well, I suppose it goes back even further, to the one I repeated for years: “I will never have children.” Yes, I made that foolish statement […]



Unschooled Boy Enters College

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

by Darlene Lester I had intended to teach our son Ben the same way I taught his older brother – with a curriculum, but Ben had other ideas. He always seemed to know what he wanted to do with his time, and he definitely did not want to be taught anything. He was very good […]



A Story at College

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

by Richard J. Prystowsky During our college’s first two weeks of the Fall 2005 semester, I dealt with an incident at our college that caused me to reflect on the relationship between my homeschooling life and my college work life. For years, when our kids were young, I felt that my growth as an educator […]



Earning a College Degree at Home

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

Homeschooled students are accustomed to studying on their own schedule, at home, so it’s not surprising to learn that some of these students want to keep their independence when they go on to college. Indiana University gives these students the opportunity to earn their college degree from home. By taking courses through the undergraduate Independent […]