Logo Homeschool World ® Official Web Site of Practical Homeschooling Magazine Practical Homeschooling Magazine
Practical Homeschooling® :
Jason Makansi

Jason Makansi


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Jason Makansi has worked extensively in the fields of energy production and environmental science. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering and has given seminars and written about environmental issues such as ozone depletion, renewable energy sources, and nuclear power. He publishes a bimonthly newsletter called Common Sense on Energy and Our Environment. You can reach him at Common Sense on Energy and Our Environment, PO Box 215, Morrisville, PA 19067-0215, or email JMakansi@aol.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Jason Makansi

Thinking Like A Scientist Jason Makansi tells us how to separate environmental fact from fiction, with "peanut butter" lessons you can teach right in your kitchen!

What You Should Know About Computer Models Jason Makansi tells us how to tell if a computer projection is likely to be accurate or wildly wrong.

Making Your Home a Science Manipulative Jason Makansi shows how to combine math, energy, environment, sociology, and economics into a practical multi-phased science instruction program.

Government Alphabet Soup: No Free Lunch Alphabet soup can be expensive.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Phonics the Montessori Way

What We Can Learn from the Homeschooled 2002 National Geography Bee Winners

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

Teaching Blends

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Laptop Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The History of Public Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Narration Beats Tests

Shakespeare Camp

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Critical Thinking and Logic

Discover Your Child's Learning Style