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What's in Practical Homeschooling #64?

FEATURES

  • Mandatory mental health screenings: best-selling author B.K. Eakman warns about a truly BAD idea that threatens us all
  • Buying and selling used curriculum: here's how to do it right
  • How to create your own homeschool. yearbook
  • Teen homeschooler goes on a mission trip to Africa
  • "Day at Our House" diary from a Kansas farm family and a multiracial adoptive family

SUCCESS STORIES

  • Homeschooled boy writes book about how to build battling 'bots
  • Miss Maryland Pre-Teen is homeschooled!
  • Homeschooler wins the federal Junior Duck Stamp Competition
  • Two homeschooled students are winners of the Idea of America Essay Contest

COLUMNS

  • NEW COLUMN! M.I.T. graduate Bill Pride explains why colleges yearn for students proficient in science and math, and what moves homeschoolers should make to take advantage of this
  • Janice vanCleave, the Science Lady, explains how flies walk on the ceiling.
  • How to get a preschooler ready for handwriting. By Melissa Morgan, co-author of Homeschooling on a Shoestring
  • Why and how you should get to know your state legislator. By education expert Sam Blumenfeld
  • A legal view of the proposed mandatory mental health screenings. By Home School Legal Defense Association Senior Counsel Christopher Klicka.
  • Help for developing fluent handwriting. By Michael Maloney, founder of the Quinte Learning Centers in Canada and winner of the Canada Post National Educator Literacy Award.
  • The fun and educational value of dressing up. By Kristin Hamerski, Miss Alaska National Senior Teen-Ager 2004, winner of the Spirit of Youth Award, and First Lady Volunteer of the Year 2005.

NEWS

  • Where to rent educational DVDs
  • New SAT prep courses
  • The Physics Talent Search
  • Where to find academic summer camps

HOT PRODUCT REVIEWS

  • Learn writing while putting together your family's history
  • Become a "fallacy detective"
  • Learn the basics of accounting . . . while still in high school
  • A money management tool for kids
  • A colorful set of games that teaches music theory to beginners
  • A history series that's set in stone . . . literally!
  • A guide to teaching history through literature

SPOTLIGHT REVIEWS

  • Online middle-school and high-school courses with a great interface
  • Computer software that teaches geometry and algebra . . . with style!
  • A 100-year-old collection of history books that tells the story newer textbooks don't

PLUS...

  • Contests for subscribers
  • Envelope Gallery of homeschooled kids' art
  • Ads with special offers

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