Monthly Archives: July 2013

A Modern Famous Home Scholar

  Astra Taylor In 2006 Filmmaker Magazine called Astra Taylor one of the “25 new faces to watch” in filmmaking. Taylor is a Canadian-American documentary filmmaker best known for her philosophically oriented films Zizek!, about the philosopher Slavov Zizek, and Examined Life, a series of … Continue reading

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Top 12 Things Home School Parents Need to Know About the SAT and ACT

Written by Dr. Kuni Beasley Taken from Practical Homeschooling Magazine #107 January/February/March 2013 Edition www.home-school.com 1.  First Impression.  The more competitive the college, the more test scores are used to separate the GREAT students from the good students. 2. Use … Continue reading

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The Common Core Standards Are Here. Now. What Are They? What Do They Mean to Home Schoolers?

Taken from Practical Homeschooling Magazine #107 January/February/March 2013 Edition www.home-school.com “Despite three federal laws that prohibit federal departments or agencies from directing, supervising or controlling elementary and secondary school curricula, programs of instruction and instructional materials, the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

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