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Thursday, September 03, 2009

Education Article Round-up

Here are some of my recent articles on homeschooling and education from around the net:

The Cost of Homeschooling VS The Cost of Public School
by Andrea Hermitt
Yesterday at 08:22 AM
I was sent a link this morning for an article called Even government envious of homeschooling success.

Latest Homeschool Battle Takes Aim on Religion
by Andrea Hermitt
28 Aug 2009 10:50 AM
In what appeared to be a case of a divorced family fighting over homeschooling, the judge has ordered the child into school because she held to strongly to her own religious beliefs.

Is Testing Homeschoolers Really a Bad Idea?
by Andrea Hermitt
22 Aug 2009 01:55 PM
A recent Washington Post article promotes homeschool testing as a way to tame this huge "sleeping giant".

Thinking About Homeschooling on the Road
by Andrea Hermitt
19 Aug 2009 09:50 PM
As we wind down our 12 day trip in Los Angeles, I have to admit wanting to stay longer or to at least explore other cities. Sure I would miss my pets, and my own bed, and my family and my friends, but I finally understand why some homeschoolers take off for a year or two of learning adventures.

Homeschool Field Trip Must: La Brea Tar Pits, Los Angeles
by Andrea Hermitt
17 Aug 2009 09:21 PM
(cc) image by MoToMo/flickr If you are ever in Los Angeles, one of the most important places for a homeschooler to visit is the La Brea Tar Pits. Who would have thought there would be tar pits containing fossil bones from 40,000 to 8,000 years ago in the middle of Los Angeles? Certainly not us.

The modern nanny must be able to homeschool
by Andrea Hermitt
12 Aug 2009 10:45 AM
In searching for homeschool news on the internet, I keep noticing ads for nannies that ask for homeschooling qualifications. I am also noticing teachers offering their services as nanny/ homeschool teachers.

When Schools Don't Deliver
by Andrea Hermitt
06 Aug 2009 06:19 PM
Joanne Jacobs recently reported on a story where a recent college graduate sued her alma mater as she had not found a job and felt the school had not delivered it's promises. "They have not tried hard enough to help me," the frustrated Bronx resident wrote about the school in her lawsuit.

Atlanta Homeschool 101, Homeschool Music Instructors
11 hrs ago - Atlanta Homeschooling ExaminerFor many homeschoolers, music instruction is a large part of education the child. For that reason, we employ music instructors and take our kids to... Full Story

Another reason Atlanta moms are choosing to homeschool

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009 ·The Atlanta Pampered Kids Examiner wrote an article detailing why more Atlanta moms are choosing to homeschool. In the article she interviews a...Keep Reading »

Special event announcement , Homeschool day at Stone Mountain Park

Monday, August 31st, 2009 · The next homeschool day at Stone Mountain Park is Friday October 2, from 10am to 5pm. The cost of a "Special Home School Day Adventure pass: is...Keep Reading »

Notes from a homeschooling mom: It's all about creativity

Saturday, August 29th, 2009 · A conversation with another homeschool mom involved searching for a graphic arts class for her son. The problem is that he already has the knowledge...Keep Reading »

A bit about the Atlanta Homeschool Examiner
Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 · The frugal homeschooling mom just posted a blog about me and my family. I have often said that it is important to...Keep Reading »

Should Obama's student address be cancelled
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009 · President Obama is planning to address America's school children Next Tuesday (Sept 8, 2009) during school hours....Keep Reading »

Education 101, websites to help you tutor your child

Monday, August 31st, 2009 · Here are my favorite sites for tutoring kids. for free elementary -highschool math help. They have a free worksheet generator, and times...Keep Reading »

Nude man hijacks school bus in Atlanta (video)
Thursday, August 27th, 2009 · Today in Atlanta, a school bus was hjacked by a man wearing a condom with his sweatpants pulled down to his knees....Keep Reading »

Swine flu spreading fast through colleges (video)
Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 · Colleges have been in effect for less than 2 weeks in some parts of the country. In other areas it hasn't even...Keep Reading »

School misspells "Education", examiner commiserates
Monday, August 24th, 2009 · As an education examiner, from time to time I get comments shaming me for spelling a word wrong. I agree that as...Keep Reading »

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1 comment:

April Mitchell said...

Thanks for the great articles!