What's in Practical Homeschooling #67?
- How a team made up almost entirely of homeschoolers won the "World Series" of high-school robotics competitions.
- Looking for a family business? Interested in music? We profile how an amazingly different piano method can become the core of your own piano teaching business.
- Co-op classes. Distance learning. What if someone combined the two?
- "Day at Our House" diaries: an Illinois family's "semi-normal" day, and how an Alabama family includes Homeschool Fair projects and extracurricular activities in their day.
- Nomination form for our 2006 Reader Awards included!
- A winner of the Society of Professional Journalists essay contest
- Two sisters who won essay and poetry contests--including one that earned a free Young Eagles Flight Camp experience!
- NEW COLUMN! Inventor Frank Armbruster has an unusual slant on what parents can do to encourage their children to read.
- NEW COLUMN! Mary Biever shares the unexpected lesson she learned when her son joined 4-H.
- Home School Legal Defense Association Senior Counsel Chris Klicka explains why your religious freedom isn't what it used to be . . . and what we can do to recover it.
- Homeschool success story Austin Webb has a perfect 1600 score on the SAT. He was named the top all-around National Merit Schola. He's a Presidential Scholar, was accepted at multiple top universities, is the receipient of a $10,000 research summer scholarship BEFORE he even started college . . . I could go on! This time he explains how to pick extracurricular activities sthat enhance your college chances.
- What do kids have to learn in high-school geometry, and how can you teach it? M.I.T. graduate Bill Pride shows the way to parents who aren't math whizzes.
- Janice vanCleave, the Science Lady, explains how joints work.
- How to help your preschoolers learn history and love doing it, by Melissa Morgan, co-author of Homeschooling on a Shoestring
- Ever wonder how kids managed to be taught before public education? Education expert Sam Blumenfeld introduces one forgotten institution: the non-elite private academies.
- Learn how to measure and improve keyboarding fluency, from Canada Post Literacy Educator of the Year Michael Maloney.
- Good news about homeschoolers' ACT scores.
- How to enter the Arbor Day Poster Contest.
- Your kids can strike a blow for medical research . . . by doing math problems? Yes!
- It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a project called "Raptors in the City."
- Compete for up to $3,000 in the 2006 Christian Worldview Essay Contest.
- Big news: Researchers have found out that kids learn through play. Duh!
- How to help homeschool victims of the hurricanes.
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- A literature programs that uses books *you
- A DVD that teaches kids how to drum using a kitchen stool instead of a drum
- A Christian early learning program
- Yummy new craft kits
- Nest Family Entertainment's animated Bible and hero DVDs
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- Envelope Gallery of homeschooled kids' art
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