Does Your Kid Hate Homeschooling?

Does Your Kid Hate...

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This week I was talking with a retired public school teacher. She told me that over her 40 years of teaching the most disturbing change in the public school philosophy and curriculum was the decreasing emphasis upon training children to develop workable skills, and a failure to instill productivity and personal responsibility. She said that over the last 15 years young adults graduated with no clue as to what they would do next, so they did nothing but “play on the computer or hang-out.” Sadly, I have observed the same trend among homeschoolers. Ten years ago I sent out an… Read More
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School Adventures

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

School is fun when you look at it as an adventure in discovery and learning.

February 2013
9 comments
Michael and Debi Pearl: NOW

Answering Homeschool Questions

Debi Pearl

For school to be successful, children must enjoy it.

December 2012
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Does Your Kid Hate Homeschooling?

Does Your Kid Hate Homeschooling?

Debi Pearl and Friends

Do some of your children hate school? If so, it is probably because what is being taught does not translate into real life; it is not favorable to producing creative thinkers, entrepreneurs, nor does it provoke kids to love work and assume responsibility.

December 2012
17 comments
Have the Steeles stopped homeschooling?

Shock: Have the Steeles stopped homeschooling?!

Joshua Steele

The vision and power of homeschooling is about parents taking responsibility for directing both the character training and academic development of their children.

April 2012
5 comments
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Rising to the Challenge

Debi Pearl

A mother of three asks advice after her husband tells her to put the children in public school and begin studying for a degree. Debi offers advice on how to look on a husband’s motives with goodwill and gain his good favor.

April 2011
25 comments
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Homeschool to Blackhawk

Marc Cohen

If God’s given you a natural talent for something and a passion to do it, maybe that’s His cue. It’s not always a thundering voice from heaven.

December 2010
13 comments

First Generation Homeschool Missionaries

Michael Pearl

Joshua takes young men on longer mission trips into the mountains of Ukraine each summer to distribute gospel literature. It’s not for sissies.

February 2009
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Glasses, books, notebook, and pen.

College from Home

Shawn Cohen

Instead of sitting through hours of humanistic instruction from atheistic professors, I studied from the comfort of my own home and, on average, completed semester-long courses in a few days or weeks.

October 2008
7 comments
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Cloistered Homeschool Syndrome

Michael Pearl

The Foger family came to stay with us one spring about 12 years ago while they were on furlough from Mozambique.

August 2008
23 comments

Learning With a Purpose

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

I am a young mother and just beginning my homeschooling years. I am learning as I go along. Every day has new challenges. I have been working with Gracie, my oldest child who is now three years old, from the time she was a baby.

June 2008
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