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Homeschooling Comes of Age
Jennifer Sutton
A fascinating and positive look at some of Brown University alumni who were homeschooled as children. Teaching children at home is no longer just the choice of religious and political iconoclasts. Now, drawn by Brown’s tradition of independence and self-direction, a new generation of homeschoolers is arriving—and thriving—on campus.
One-Hour-A-Day Homeschooling
Matt James, physician and author of "Homeschooling Odyssey," along with his wife Barb have been homeschooling for 25 years. Four of their children have gone to Stanford, one of their children dances in the School of American Ballet in New York, and their youngest is looking forward to his own exciting opportunities. Oftentimes we think that Homeschooling has to take 4-6 hours a day in order to be effective. Yet the James family has been able to send their children to one of the most prestigious universities in the country by homeschooling one hour a day.
Single Mom Homeschooling
Meet three homeschooling moms who are single, who homeschool, and who are not only living to tell about it, but are doing it well.
The House the Burgeses Built: One Family’s Neighborhood-Wide Approach to Home Education
Greg Beato
In July 2000, Louisiana residents Joyce and Eric Burges created the National Black Home Educators Resource Association, a nonprofit organization that provides advice on curriculum materials, pairs new families with veteran home educators, and produces an annual symposium. The Burgeses’ goal is to encourage other African-American families to become more involved in their children’s education. This article tells their personal story and how they have impacted the community in which they live.

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Learning among siblings is 'safe environment,' says Yongsan mom
Stars & Stripes
Michelle Brown has six children and this year, for the first time, she has six students. Michelle and her husband, Kevin, homeschool their children: Matthew, 17; Elizabeth, 15; Nathaniel, 13; Hannah, 10; Abigail, 7; and Timothy, 5. Michelle started home schooling the oldest boy 12 years ago. He’ll graduate from high school this year. The youngest boy began kindergarten in September.

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Hackschooling Makes Me Happy: Logan LaPlante at TEDx
When 13 year-old Logan LaPlante grows up, he wants to be happy and healthy. He discusses how hacking his education is helping him achieve this goal.
Homeschooling Boys
Provides information on character training, curriculum choices, advices, articles, and encouragement to any parent who is homeschooling one or more boys.

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Famous Homeschoolers
Inspire your homeschooler with real-life stories of famous homeschoolers throughout history.
Famous People Who Homeschooled
A listing of some notable people who were homeschooled.
Notable Homeschoolers
An interesting list of homeschoolers from history, along with a short description of homeschooling experience.


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