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Jessica Hulcy

Jessica Hulcy


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Jessica Hulcy, co-author of KONOS Curriculum, is an educator, author, and formerly popular national homeschool speaker prior to a near fatal wreck in 2009. Graduated from the University of Texas, mom to four grown sons, Grandear to three grandchildren, Jessica lives with husband Wade in Anna, TX, where they have started the ultimate online help for homeschooling moms at HomeschoolMentor.com. Also visit Konos.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Jessica Hulcy

How to Avoid Mindless Unit Studies Jesica Hulcy explains the difference between creativity and catastrophe.

Make Drama Part of Your Unit Studies Jesica Hulcy says dramatization helps education three ways.

Do Your Units End with a Bang or a Whimper Jessica Hulcy explains the difference between wrapping up and embalming a unit study.

Costumes Add Color to Your Unit Studies Jessica Hulcy shows us how to make inexpensive costumes to adorn young actors.

Safety First A near drowning provides a new twist on unit studies.

Columnists Face Off - Unit Studies Jessica Hulcy tells us why she thinks the unit study approach is best.

Politics the Homeschool Way Jessica Hulcy explains how she does it.

What Are Unit Studies All About? Jessica Hulcy explains the benefits of "the family that learns together."

Multi-Culturalism Replaces History History is being rewritten under the guise of establishing a national standard.

High School Unit Studies Prepare Students for Adulthood Interaction It's time to talk to your children and help them develop adult discernment and communication skills.

Picking Curriculum Carefully If homeschooling were packaged, it would read, "Danger! Do not start until ready."

How to Give Your Child a Theistic Worldview Jessica Hulcy outlines worldview alternatives and explains what's special about "theism."

To College or Not to College Jessica Hulcy helps us make the decision.

Brotherhood Begins in the Heart Brotherhood and the Bible.

Education vs. Regurgitation What is "discovery learning"?

The Importance of Mentoring

One Word of Advice: Balance! Balance is the key.

Teaching the Basics with Unit Studies Just do it. And say it.

Study Units or Unit Studies? Unit studies with a sense of wonder.

Thanks for the Memories How to make Thanksgiving memorable for your little Pilgrims.

99¢ Feather Duster or $90 Warbonnet? How much does a unit study have to cost?

Co-oping: The Very Best of Both Worlds

The Key to Exceptional Co-Op Days How to make your co-op days exceptional homeschool days.

Meeting True Heroes Face to Face How to meet real-world heroes on your homeschool field trips.

From Living Room to Front Lawn: Performances How to build poise through public performances.

Co-oping Younger and Older Students Together How to run a co-op with older and younger children together.

Co-op Field Trips: True Three-Dimensional Learning Fantastic field trips add a new dimension.

The Ultimate Field Trip... Europe

The Making of a Master Teacher Watching the next generation learn to teach.

Laughter and Movement: Fertilizer for the Brain Fear makes kids freeze. Here are some learning strategies to help them unfreeze.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

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