Former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback, Tim Tebow, appeared on Good Morning America to promote his new book. In the interview with Jessica Mendoza (who also homeschools her children) he talked about his mission to reach kids who are homeschooled and let them know that it’s OK to be different.
Hershey’s Homeschool Day is on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your kids to The Hershey Story and discover all things Hershey — the man, his business, the town, and the chocolate — in an active, hands-on way! Our unique programs reach far beyond history to include economics, geography, science, math and reading. Tickets are $10 per person. More information about Hershey’s Homeschool Day and other homeschooling programs is available hersheystory.org. (HT: @HomeschoolingH)
Michigan Legacy Art Park in Thompsonville, Michigan is invites homeschooling families, co-ops, and groups to visit for a field trip on October 3. The Art Park experience is unique and enlightening for northern Michigan students that features over fifty works of contemporary art, all inspired by or related to Michigan history, culture or natural environment. For more information , visit michlegacyartpark.org/education or call 231-378-4963.
According to an annual report released by the Florida State Department of Education, homeschooling grew by 2.7% last year. Counties with the highest percentage of homeschoolers include Duval, Hillsborough, Orange, Palm Beach and Broward with Duval having the highest percentage at 7.6%. Nationally, homeschooling has remained steady at about 3.4%. This story was submitted by Livi Stanford (@l_stanford1221).
The Discovery Center in Ocala, FL is offer homeschool Chemistry and Physics classes on Thursdays starting September until December 10th. The classes are from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. for ages 8-12. The program combines instruction along with exploration. Classes are $36/month and members receive a discount. To register and for more information visit mydiscoverycenter.org.
The Long X Arts Foundation is offering weekly art classes for homeschoolers. Classes are on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. from Sept. 11th through November 13th. Classes will be at the Rough Rider Center in Watford City, ND. More informatrion is available at watfordcityparks.com.
Flint RiverQuarium and Thronateeska Heritage Center in Albany, GA will have homeschool days throughout the school year. The first homeschool day is September 11th and will focus on the water cycle. Two classes are available: grades 1-5 from 9:30 – 11 a.m. and grades 6-10 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. To find out more and to register visit flintriverquarium.com.