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  • American Academy Christian-based Homeschool Academy, pre-K-High School

    http://www.american-academy.com/ Phone: 866-605-7772 Email: educate@american-academy.com The American Academy 5350 S. Western, Suite 318 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73109 ============ The variety of Christian-based homeschooling resources has grown exponentially over the last few years. Homeschooling support groups, online curricula, and subject-specific materials can be readily found. However, it has become more difficult...
  • Trinity Law School – No bachelor’s? No problem.

    http://lawschool.tiu.edu/ 2200 North Grand Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92705 Admissions: (800) 922-4748 or 714-796-7100 E-mail: tls@tiu.edu Contrary to popular belief, a bachelor’s degree is not required in order to attend law school in California. Under the State Bar of California’s admission requirements, individuals who have two years of college study...
  • Writing the Basic Analytical Essay: Part Two

    The Introduction By Dr. Rosette Liberman, www.cooperhillstylebook.com This copyrighted article is the second of a series that teaches students how to write an effective essay. The first installment, Writing the Basic Analytical Essay Part One, is available at Archive Function of the Introduction The Introduction hooks the reader’s interest in...
  • California African American Museum

    600 State Drive, Exposition Park Los Angeles, California 90037 Main number – 213.744.7432 http://www.caamuseum.org/ By R. G. Lorenzo Los Angeles is home to many unique museums and the California African American Museum is one of them. CAAM is a thriving, living museum of modern artistic work and offers visitors a...
  • Filling the Empty Dad

    www.homeschoolmagazine.com By Michael Leppert Since post WWII, the role of fathers has been mostly away from home. Homeschooling fathers have the opportunity to experience a closeness with their families that was common in Colonial America. Most of us dads don’t realize it, but our children often don’t have a clue...
  • Making Sense of Computer Degrees

    by Andrea Yust of Homeschool Programming Understanding Your Undergraduate Options Is your student thinking about a career in computers? Great! Today’s job market for software engineers and computer programmers is excellent and projected to grow steadily over the next decade. When entering college your budding programmer will be faced with...
  • Live Video Social Studies Classes for Ages 6 to 19 from Coolcher

    “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” – Margaret Mead by Emerson Sandow There is a new online Social Studies Learning website that offers exciting educational, yet entertaining material to children of all interests and ages. It is called Coolcher – www.coolcher.com. Coolcher is the brainchild...
  • The Art of Ancient Origami, & the 8-year-old Californian Homeschooled Boy Creating Infinite Paper-folding Possibilities, Giancarlo.

    By Karla Mundo It has been Giancarlo’s innate curiosity that has taken him into learning the elaborated folding process of Origami. Giancarlo, although not Japanese, has been exposed to many languages, cultures and world history, which has helped Giancarlo to develop empathy towards the variety of people who live in...
  • Timeless Wisdom for Creating Personal & Team Success

    Homeschool Character Kit specifically designed to help parents who homeschool to teach the fundamentals of strong character and “true success”. By Emerson Sandow Perhaps the most successful sports coach of all time is John R. Wooden, UCLA basketball legend. Coach Wooden was not simply a famous basketball coach, but also...
  • Common Core Conundrum: Why Homeschoolers Should Care More (Not Less) Than Everyone Else

    By: Dr. Duke Pesta, university English professor and academic director of FreedomProject Academy  (www.fpeusa.org) Why does it always seem that those most vigilant in exercising forethought and taking responsibility, end up on the hook for everyone else? This, of course, is true across contemporary culture, from the ever-burgeoning welfare state...
  • Homeschool Your Way to More Money for College

    Three Wishes College Strategies: Prepared for College. Empowered for Life. ™ Homeschool Your Way to More Money for College By Nancy Paul, CEO of Three Wishes College Strategies,...
  • COVER STORY – Miss Quinn Martin: a Measure of Homeshcool Success

    www.homeschoolmagazine.com Creative young people of all disciplines benefit from the flexibility of homeschooling by being able to take classes in their chosen fields of interest and still complete the academic subjects their institutionally-educated fellow students fulfill. A successful example of the balance between academics and arts is Miss Quinn Martin...
  • Common Core: Is It Illegal?

    www.homeschoolnewslink.comwww.homeschoolmagazine.com By Mary Hood, Ph.D. By now, most of you have probably heard something about Common Core. Many parents first noticed something was different when their small children began having difficulties with the math problems associated with the curriculum that is linked to Common Core. Even children who had been...
  • The Gift of a Home Business

    Once upon a time, many years ago, I decided to try a direct sales, work-from-home business. I’d found a product I loved and decided to give Usborne Books & More a try. I thought if things worked out, I’d have some extra income, a library of great books, and be...
  • Are Core Curriculum Standards and Critical Thinking Killing the Love for Learning?

    By Ronald E. Johnson, C.Ph.D. So-called educational experts have for more than three decades adopted the mantra of promoting critical thinking skills, ostensibly to inspire children to develop a love for learning. At the same time, sympathizers of Common Core Standards decry the practice of rote memory of facts and...
  • Common Core Standards What Do They Mean for Homeschoolers?

    By Tracy Weissman Dunbar Our schools have been quietly taken over. We are no longer teaching the skills and concepts that our kids need. Gone are the days of creativity, innovation, and personal growth: Here are the days of nationalized pigeonholing, segregation, dysfunction. It used to be that in America...
  • Homeschooling the Late Bloomer

    by Carolyn Forte More than thirty years ago, as a college student, I worked as an aide at Carl Harvey School for the Orthopedically Handicapped in Orange County, California. During two summers working with severely handicapped children, I learned that “experts” can help and advise, but that the very best...
  • The Richest Man in the World Has Some Advice for Us about College . . .

    (P.S. He didn’t take it himself) 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...
  • Design-a-Study — Teacher Guides for Homeschool “Classrooms”

    Maximum Math eBook, Guides to History Plus, Movies As Literature and more! http://www.designastudy.com/ 800.965.2719 408 Victoria Avenue Wilmington, Delaware 19804-2124 Assessed by Jennifer Nairne Many parent-teachers turn to homeschooling, not out of choice, but out of necessity. Whether the child is gifted, has special needs, or struggles academically, parents choose...
  • World of Reading – Your One-Stop for Foreign Language Learning

    POB 13092 Atlanta, GA 30324-0092 800-729-3703 or 404-233-4042 Fax: 404-237-5511 E-mail: polyglot@wor.com https://www.wor.com Review by Michael Leppert Americans are becoming increasingly aware of the brain-building and commercial value of learning the major foreign languages. The citizens of the rest of the developed world usually have some level of English proficiency...
  • Up-Words® Reading Program – Great Approach & Clear Lesson Plan Instructions

    upwordsreading.com Alan Delk – Program Director info@upwordsreading.com 160 High Bluff Court Johns Creek, GA 30097 Ph: 404.216.3322 by Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed. Up-Words® Reading is an excellent program in 3 Levels, for any teacher of grades K-3 or 4, with children having alphabet familiarity. Also, it is an especially perfect tool...