Homeschooling News

Naughty – or Developmentally Appropriate?

Posted by on October 20, 2008 at 1:28 pm

-by Mimi Rothschild Children are all different. This is one of the reasons that homeschooling is such a blessing for so many families. Teaching your children at home allows you to respond to the different needs, the varied interests, and the strengths and weaknesses of each child. But there are some things that we can [...]

The Light at the Beginning of the Tunnel

Posted by on March 13, 2008 at 3:45 pm

  By: Michael C. Broome Home schooling is not only a right of each and every American, it is also a joy with blessings that many home schoolers wouldn’t trade for anything. Not just the children, but the mothers and fathers that give so much of their time to ensure their children have the best [...]

Teaching Strategies for Home School Students with ADD

Posted by on October 18, 2007 at 6:49 am

 By Mimi Rothschild More and more homeschooling parents have asked me about Attention Deficit Disorder and the best way to homeschool their children who have ADD or ADHD.  I found this list of ADD/ADHD resources online, I thought I’d share it with everyone. “Excerpted from Teaching Strategies: Education of Children with Attention Deficit Disorder. Effective classroom [...]

Home Schooling Virtual Schools are Meeting the Needs of America’s Students

Posted by on July 20, 2007 at 2:59 pm

By Mimi Rothschild Virtual schools, cyber school, online academies. These terms seemed foreign to most Americans ten years ago, but with advancements in technology and the deterioration of the public school system, virtual schools are growing in popularity. The Tucson Citizen documents the growth of virtual schools in Arizona. Below is what some Arizona students [...]

Homeschooling, a National Success Story, is Recognized by a Supreme Court Judge

Posted by on July 18, 2007 at 6:48 am

By Mimi Rothschild Michael Smith, co-founder and president of the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), wrote an interesting article in The Washington Times earlier this week about home schooling’s success in America. Smith is ecstatic, as we all should be, that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas recognized home schooling as a viable educational [...]

Home Schoolers Stay Active and Debunk Socialization Myth

Posted by on July 3, 2007 at 11:25 am

By Mimi Rothschild One of the best aspects of homeschooling is that it allows families to have flexible schedules while also allowing home schooling students the opportunity to pursue their passions. If a student wants to learn more about World War Two then he or she can learn more. If a student wants to study [...]

The Benefits of Home Schooling Special Needs Students

Posted by on June 20, 2007 at 10:07 am

By Mimi Rothschild One of the most appealing aspects of home schooling is that home schoolers receive all of the teacher’s attention, instead of sharing it with hundreds of students. Home schooling is especially effective when the parent is able to devote the majority of their attention to a home schooler with special needs, like [...]

Why Keep Public Schools Around?

Posted by on June 14, 2007 at 1:38 pm

By Mimi Rothschild In a recent series of articles, Jonah Goldberg of The National Review Online and David Gelernter of The Weekly Standard both propose that America might be better off without public schools and discuss how we might decide whether to have them or not. Both writers cite public school’s well documented shortcomings. “Americans [...]

The Grace Academy Summer Reading List and Summer Programs

Posted by on June 6, 2007 at 10:43 am

By Mimi Rothschild What are your homeschoolers doing this summer? Going back in time? Sailing on the high seas? Hanging out with the three little pigs? Summer is the perfect time for homeschoolers to improve their readings skills and have a blast while doing it. We’ve compiled a comprehensive summer reading list for each Grace [...]

Homeschoolers Safe as Lecturer Encourages Public School Students to Have Sex and Do Drugs

Posted by on June 6, 2007 at 9:41 am

By Mimi Rothschild On April 10th two different speakers encouraged students at Boulder Valley High School in Colorado to have sex and use drugs at a required attendance lecture entitled “STDs: Sex, Teens and Drugs.” State lawmakers are furious over what was said at the lecture and are trying to fire Superintendent George Garcia. What [...]