Posted in Family life, Homeschooling in Literature and Film, Motherhood, Parental motivation, tagged Brain, Brian Ray, California Achievement Test, Child, Gary Wyatt, Judith Warner, Laura Brodie, Organization Mom, Rob Kunzman, unschooling, Washington and Lee on May 17, 2010 |
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This post reviews Laura Brodie, Love in a Time of Homeschooling: A Mother and Daughter’s Uncommon Year
(New York: HarperCollins, 2010).
Brodie, mother of three, part-time English professor at Washington and Lee, and author of other works of fiction and nonfiction, here offers a memoir of her one-year experiment in homeschooling with her eldest daughter Julia. Brodie also has a blog on short-term homeschooling that has dealt a lot with school bullying as motivator for homeschooling. (more…)
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Posted in History of Homeschooling, Politics of homeschooling, tagged American, Angela Duckworth, Carol Dweck, Daniel Pink, emerging system, Gary Wyatt, HomeSchool Association of California, Martin Seligman, Mary Griffith, Steven Johnson, unschooling on July 9, 2008 |
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This post reviews Mary Griffith, Viral Learning: Reflections on the Homeschooling Life (LULU, 2007).
Griffith, known by many in the homeschooling community for her Homeschooling Handbook: From Preschool to High School, A Parent’s Guide(1997, revised in 1999) and The Unschooling Handbook : How to Use the Whole World As Your Child’s Classroom (1998), here offers her musings on a number of topics after years of homeschooling her own children and being, as she puts it with self-deprecating irony, a “famous homeschool author.” (more…)
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