Category Archives: VaHomeschoolers Voice

Finding Myself in the Spotlight

Today brought a nice surprise. VaHomeschoolers honored me in their Volunteer Spotlight. I’m flattered, and I’m especially touched that people have found my presentations and articles about homeschooling of such value. We’re all in this together, folks. It’s gratifying to know … Continue reading

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Books to Homeschool With: The Story of Science

I enjoyed getting to hear author Joy Hakim speak at the VaHomeschoolers Conference in March 2011. Many homeschoolers know Hakim for her chronologically-arranged series of books The History of US, used widely by many homeschoolers to study United States history. … Continue reading

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High Tech Woodshedding*: Guitar with YouTube

Our twelve-year-old Nick has taken guitar lessons that were helpful (thank you Robbie), and he has apprenticed and learned in a music store (thank you Dylan), but he also has learned a lot from lesson videos at YouTube. Once at … Continue reading

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Home Education Magazine Interview

Thanks to Mary Nix for interviewing me for Home Education Magazine’s September-October 2010 issue. Mary and HEM gave me a great opportunity to explain the work of The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers (VaHomeschoolers), including promoting the 2011 Conference and Resource … Continue reading

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