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    What Is Homeschool?
    What Is Homeschool?At its core, the concept behind homeschooling is really quite simple: Parents accept total responsibility for the education of their children rather than transferring the bulk of this responsibility to an institution (usually a...
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    Concerns About Homeschooling
    Questions About Time Spent and Tests Given in Homeschooling
    Every family approaches homeschooling differently. For parents who wish to have their children tested, standardized tests are available throughout the year, depending on the grade and type of test. ...
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    Homeschooling and Socialization
    Does Homeschooling Affect Social Skills?
    Homeschooling generally has a positive impact on social skills. Homeschooled kids are not subjected to the peer pressure, violence, drugs, and other negative influences found in today's schools. ...
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    Homeschooling Through Challenging Times
    Homeschooling Through Challenging Times Isabel Shaw When difficulties arise, families sometimes give up on homeschooling, believing that children will be in the way, or will be unable to cope with a challenging situation. Family illness, a new b...
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    Concerns About Homeschooling
    The Top Five Misconceptions About Homeschooling
    The Top Five Misconceptions About Homeschooling Isabel Shaw When I made my decision to homeschool almost 15 years ago, I knew there would be many challenges. I didn't expect, however, that one of those challenges would be defending my decision t...
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    Homeschooling and the Power of Play
    Homeschooling and the Power of PlayBy Elizabeth Kanna, contributing editor-at-large, Homeschooler Network The Cleavers were America's favorite TV family in the 1950s. Mrs. Cleaver was a stay-at-home housewife and Mr. Cleaver was the breadwinner. ...
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    Transitioning to Homeschooling
    Transitioning from Homeschool to Public School
    Many children return to school or start school after homeschooling. When the change is child-initiated, the transition generally goes well. When the change is parent-initiated, there can be an adjustment period of a few months. Find if homeschool...
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    Elizabeth Kanna Biography
    Elizabeth KannaContributing Editor-at-Large, Homeschooler NetworkElizabeth is the co-founder of Homeschool.com, co-author of Homeschooling For Success (Warner, July 2002), co-founder of Genie U.com and the creator of the Dream In You, http://ww...
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    My Homeschooling Mistakes
    My Homeschooling Mistakes Isabel Shaw Parents who are new to homeschooling share certain characteristics. They want to provide a great education for their children, and they are willing to go that extra mile for them. However, they're also very ...
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    Concerns About Homeschooling
    The Ten Most Important Things You Need To Know About Homeschooling
    The Ten Most Important Things You Need To Know About HomeschoolingHomeschooling is life changing. It creates personal growth for both the parents and the child. You (the parent) get a chance to rediscover your own special genius while you help ...
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    Homeschooling Out of Fear
    Given all the school killings in recent years, many parents are having second thoughts about enrolling or keeping their children in school. ...
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    Early Signs of Dyslexia
    Advice from a homeschooling expert on early signs of dyslexia. ...
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    Keeping a Career While Homeschooling
    Advice from a homeschooling expert on keeping a career while homeschooling. ...
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    Transitioning to Homeschooling
    Homeschooling a Creative Child
    Advice from a homeschooling expert for the parents of a creative child who won't work in school. ...
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    Concerns About Homeschooling
    Should I Homeschool My Child with ADHD and ODD?
    The deciding factor in homeschooling success is not a college degree or specialized training. It is the firm belief that your child can and will succeed. ...
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    Transitioning to Homeschooling
    When a Child Is Depressed in Public School
    Advice from a homeschooling expert on homeschooling a child who has been depressed in public school. ...