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What's in Practical Homeschooling #111?

FEATURES

  • P20W: Why these four letters mean the new Common Core databases are worse than we thought
  • 4 spooky new educational trends you should know about
  • Safe places to find pen pals for your kids, and why it's worth it
  • Your child's science experiment could literally be sent to outer space - for free! Here's how.
  • How to make holidays an inspiring, and educational, break from formal academics
  • The ups and downs of homeschooling while hubby's enlisted in the Navy
  • Tomboys! What to do when your little princess morphs into a cowgirl
  • A terrific family writing project
  • Online High: what it's like to take courses from a high-quality online academy
  • Meet a second-generation homeschool family, and see how they schedule their day (as opposed to how Mom did it)
  • Homeschooled girl starts a charity
  • Homeschool volleyball champs!

COLUMNS

  • Melissa Morgan has 10 Top Tips for helping your preschooler memorize the Bible
  • Dr. Kuni Beasley explains how to "package" your teen for college admissions
  • From best-selling author Janice VanCleave: a Christmas-themed project and experiment.
  • Our classical columnist, Dr. Bruce McMenomy, introduces an innovative way to test kids in difficult subjects
  • Sam Blumenfeld went to school 75 years ago. He remembers and contrasts the schools of the past with schools today.
  • Anne Wegener encourages us with a message about the upside of kids' academic struggles

NEWS

  • One of the huge companies behind Common Core acquires a company that tests for ADHD. Ominous.
  • The results of our informal poll on how early homeschoolers start - or plan to start - their children on formal academics
  • Britain's "Too Much, Too Soon" campaign
  • What's happening to high-school math requirements?
  • The weird connection between exit exams and prison

SPOTLIGHT REVIEWS

  • A set of seven sweet "Super Seatwork" K-3 language-arts workbooks
  • A course for teens on how to start their own micro businesses

REVIEWS

  • Learn with Lowly Worm
  • Find history answers quickly with this book
  • How to draw, in proper proportion, from real life
  • A poetry course

PLUS...

  • Contests for subscribers with awesome prizes!
  • Envelope Gallery of kids' art
  • Ads with special offers

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