Tag Archives: homeschoolers

  • Dabble – Fast-Paced Word Board Game

    www.inillc.com 7112 Cypress Hill Drive Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879 E-mail: jvohra@inillc.com Review by Jennifer Nairne Like many other families, Thursday night is Game Night at our house. It is a familiar scene to most – Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, and the kids join around the kitchen table for a friendly board game. We are a vision Continue Reading

  • When Is a Peer Not a Peer?

    by Michael Leppert I am dissatisfied with the misuse of the word “peer” to be synonymous with one who is equal to another in age. The word “peer” originally meant equal in rank — lumping age into that definition came much later and is purely the result of institutional schools. When do adults ever find Continue Reading

  • Pike County, Indiana School Superintendent Gets a Legal Lesson From Homeschoolers

    By Emerson Sandow http://www.pikecountyin.org/ Suzanne Blake, the Pike County, Indiana, School Superintendent recently erroneously stated that homeschooling families had “to register with the state, to remain in compliance with the education attendance law.” A homeschooling family who noticed this statement and knew it to be in error, notified the HSLDA Indiana branch and the homeschool Continue Reading

  • Kids Can Code – Developing Computer Proficiency with Fun!

    (818) 794-0522 info@kidscancode.org http://kidscancode.org/ Learning to write computer code has never been more important. In the coming years, it will become like knowing a written language that is necessary for commerce throughout the world. The underlying belief of Kids Can Code is that all children should learn to code, to be as proficient as possible Continue Reading

  • 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 you could be whatever you Continue Reading