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Simulators for Real Life

Our homeschool group was discussing how important apprenticing is to learn a lifelong skill set and how this type of learning is not recognized or rewarded as much as it should.  The group had come across something similar -sports simulations and war simulations, but how many of us want our kids going to war (as noble as that profession is) and how many of

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Homeschooling and Socialization

One of the biggest concerns expressed by both parents and teachers concerning home education can be summed up in the question that’s often asked about homeschooled children: What about socialization? You can find several definitions for socialization in the dictionary, including “to make fit for the companionship with others” (The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition). For some, if a child

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