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HSLDA: Building the Machine

There are few topics that need discussing in our nation more than our children’s education..

Dear Moderate Homeschoolers, This One's For You: Arielle's Story

Author note: Arielle was homeschooled K-12 and is currently a graduate student studying U.S. history.

No matter where in the world I am, I chat weekly with my mom, who homeschooled me for thirteen years and did a swell job. 1,252 more words

Homeschool

Michael Farris, Patriarchy, and Doug Phillips: An Expose

HA note: The following is reprinted with permission from Libby Anne’s blog Love Joy Feminism. It was originally published in a slightly longer version on Patheos on April 15, 2014. 1,975 more words

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This Present Darkness: A Review of M Dolon Hickmon's "13:24"

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By R.L. Stollar, HA Community Coordinator

The highest praise I can give… 611 more words

Homeschool

So You're Thinking About Homeschooling--Some Resources to Help

If you’re one of those families just now thinking about homeschooling your children, the whole process can be overwhelming. There are so many different philosophies and styles. 1,032 more words

Homeschooling

Again with Common Core!

Within the past week I have had two different individuals ask me about Common Core. What is it? What does it mean for schools? The perspective in both instances was that Common Core is evil, the result of some corrupt attempt by politicians and bureaucrats to manipulate the public and to force cookie cutter educational standards on every child in the United States. 1,330 more words

Politics/Current Events

On the Common Core and the Government Machine

Today, my intention is to write my lesson plans for the upcoming week. This will be our last week before my third grade class takes the state reading exam, a test that in my state can determine the students’ grade-level placement. 836 more words

Education