Kerry MacDonald has written an excellent article for fee.org about the advantages homeschoolers have in the “gig economy”. In the article, MacDonald writes that homeschooling or unschooling allows the freedom and flexibility for learning that parents are looking for to create more opportunities for work/life balance.
Homeschool Connections has announced their 2018-2019 schedule of classes for homeschoolers. They offer over 550 classes at seven locations across metro Detroit. Registration ends August 15 and classes fill quickly. For more details and to sign up, visit mihomeschoolconnections.com.
Target is offering a 15% discount to teachers when they purchase school supplies in-store or online. Homeschoolers are included in the promotion too! Go to Target.com/teacherprep to register for a coupon. According to their website, homeschoolers can use “any document that clearly shows your name and your school,” to verify their status as a teacher. The discount is only available until July 21, 2018.
The Hornets Soccer Club is offering a soccer camp July 30 to August 3 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at their home field in Jamestown, MI. Placements for the 2018-9 season begin August 6. For more information visit hornetssoccer.com.
The 5th Annual Homeschool Build Your Own Bundle Sale is currently in progress. You can get up to 95% off on some digital products for your homeschool. Act fast because this promotion ends on July 18th. Sorry about the late notice, I just learned about it.
Aleteia has a list of 14 famous people who were homeschooled. The list includes people like the first female Supreme Court Justice of the United States (Sandra Day O’Connor) and teen heartthrobs, The Jonas Brothers.