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What's in Practical Homeschooling #82?

FEATURES

  • Nominate your favorite interactive learning products (software and websites) with the ballot included in this issue
  • What's happening in California? A detailed look at the recent court challenge to homeschooling, and the "exodus" movement from public schools
  • A grandfather, father, and son - two of whom have been prominent in homeschooling - release a new book that explains why the US economy is declining. What actions should we take to rescue our children's future?
  • Seven top tips for raising gifted children right
  • How to start... and run... a homeschool sports league
  • Three recent homeschool success stories: an ExploraVision team, a budding author, and another National Merit Finalist

COLUMNS

  • Mary Pride asks, "Are we raising excellent people, or just excellent students?"
  • Homeschool author Joyce McPherson takes us through the ins and outs of starting a homeschool yearbook
  • Educational family vacations: here's how, by Melissa Morgan, co-author of Homeschooling on a Shoestring
  • M.I.T. graduate (and Ph.D. mathematics candidate) Bill Pride gives his take on the "math wars"
  • History expert Sam Blumenfeld reminds us why the American Presidency is so important
  • Homeschool author and speaker Shelley Noonan wants you to "kick back" and enjoy life's simple pleasures
  • Jeannette Webb, recipient of the Presidential Scholar Distinguished Teacher Award and expert at getting kids into top colleges, lays out how to plan a successful sophomore year of high school... at home

NEWS

  • New research on asthma causes and cures
  • Co-ed DORM ROOMS? Another higher-ed trend we could do without
  • Horton lays an egg... when it comes to homeschooling
  • Scary STD stats for teens, and two books that every teen should read

SPOTLIGHT REVIEWS

  • An easy Spanish curriculum designed for missionary-minded Christians
  • First-aid materials that tell you how to use them. Out loud.

MORE REVIEWS

  • A book of lists for homeschoolers
  • Personal finance for kids
  • A book on how to raise kids to be kind and assertive
  • Inside the secret lives of bees with this DVD
  • Cute alphabet-teaching book
  • Bad things happen to good kids in public school. This book explains why.
  • A book to help you pick the best sport for your child

PLUS...

  • Contests for subscribers
  • Readers' opinions on important subjects
  • Ads with special offers

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