Ask the Readers: Does Your Family Take Summer Vacation?

June 18, 2009 | Posted in Polls | By

Summer Vacation. It’s been an educational tradition for schools to break during the summer months.  But does your family take part in this tradition, or do your kids study year-round?

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Ask the Readers: Searcy Convention a Success! Tell Us What You Thought!

May 19, 2009 | Posted in Polls | By

Last weekend’s home school convention in Searcy was very successful.  Over the course of Friday and Saturday, 1,177 people attended the convention, making for a very busy weekend.

If you or someone you know attended the Searcy Convention, we want to hear from you! Leave us a comment below to tell us what you liked, what you didn’t like, and what you hope we will have next year.

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Ask the Readers: Video or Textbook (Or Both)?

May 11, 2009 | Posted in Polls | By

A couple of weeks ago we asked you what your favorite curriculum was.  We got so many responses through our blog, our Facebook page, and Twitter, that we thought we would pose another question: Does your family use textbooks, videos, or both as part of your everyday home school curriculum?

In the last decade, the Internet, DVDs, CDs, and multimedia in general have made information more accessible than ever before. Many curriculum providers that previously specialized in textbooks now offer companion DVDs; some new companies publish almost nothing but CDs and DVDs. what do you use?

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