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Monday, August 03, 2009

Almost back to school time (recent articles)


Sorry I have been mia lately. The summer is coming to a close here in the Atlanta area, plus we are heading to Los Angelos for a performance my daughter is in and a mini vacation.

ps. Here are some articles I have written lately.

Monday, August 3rd, 2009
With education furloughs happening all over the country, teachers and administrators are trying to be selfless by...
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Monday, August 3rd, 2009
Recent college graduates finding the job market unfriendly are considering graduate schools. Kiplinger.com...
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Friday, July 31st, 2009
“I wish I could be reading my remarks to you in Braille, but I was never taught Braille in school". Vison impaired teenage student...
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Thursday, July 30th, 2009 ·
If you read the articles Education 101: Taking charge of your child's middle school education, and Education 101: Taking charge of your child's...
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Monday, July 27th, 2009 ·
The overall consensus is that the Race to the Top initiative introduced by Arne Duncan and President Obama that...
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Friday, July 24th, 2009 ·
Arne Duncan, US Education Secretary appointed by president Obama, has introduced his $5 billion "Race to the Top" fund. The purpose...
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Thursday, July 23rd, 2009
Back to school time is just weeks away here in the south and for everyone else, it will be here before you know...
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Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 ·
Middle School is where parents begin to lose touch with what is going in in their child's education. The...
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Too often, parents send children to school and disconnect from the education process. They feel that once the...
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President Obama's recently unveiled education plan focuses on the building of community college and online...
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Monday, August 3rd, 2009
For many homeschoolers, the new school year means finding new classes and new opportunities for learning and...
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Sunday, August 2nd, 2009
Zoo Atlanta has created a couple of programs for homeschoolers. The following activities are on the calendar...
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Friday, July 31st, 2009
This weekend is tax free weekend here in Georgia. This is certain to bring educators and parents out in...
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Thursday, July 30th, 2009
In the article Atlanta Homeschool 101: Rules and regulations, I explained the rules and regulations that homeschoolers in Greater Atlanta and the...
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Monday, July 27th, 2009
Press release: Home School History With the National Archives At Atlanta 2009-2010 Every Third Wednesday...
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Saturday, July 25th, 2009 ·
There was a meeting in Gwinnett County this week to discuss budget cuts. Dekalb county is certainly making...
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Thursday, July 23rd, 2009
Five years ago, for this homeschooling family, the title would have read "Back to...
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Homeschooling Groups and Resources in Georgia M-Z

by Andrea Hermitt

30 Jul 2009 11:25 AM

To succeed in homeschooling, it is in your best interest to get involved with other homeschoolers. You should join a homeschool network or group near you. In Georgia there are many homeschooling groups as well as many homeschooling classes, and programs for students.

Beware of Bad Homeschooling Advice

by Andrea Hermitt

28 Jul 2009 06:20 AM

One thing a new homeschooler needs to be especially careful about is bad homeschool advice. We often get "advice" about homeschooling that is unsolicited, but sometimes we go to the wrong people for advice.

Homeschooling Groups and Resources in Georgia H-L

by Andrea Hermitt

24 Jul 2009 11:22 AM

To succeed in homeschooling, it is in your best interest to get involved with other homeschoolers. You should join a homeschool network or group near you. In Georgia there are many homeschooling groups as well as many homeschooling classes, and programs for students.

Joking About Homeschooling

by Andrea Hermitt

20 Jul 2009 09:23 AM

Homeschoolers are the butt of late night tv jokes, a writer recently stated. Being an insomniac, I watch a bit of late night TV and with the exception of one skit that included Micheal Phelps, I don't recall hearing any.

Do you think homeschooling parents are strange

by Andrea Hermitt

14 Jul 2009 01:30 PM

My husband and I don't discuss homeschooling much. We just have an understanding about it. It is something we do, and we live our lives around it. It is good; and that is that.




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