African Americans Turn to Homeschooling; LEGO Meet-Up, and Homeschool Days

NBC reports that one of the major reasons African American families choose to homeschool is to teach black history. Only about 10% of class time is devoted to black history so parents are turning to homeschooling to fill that gap.

Continue reading “African Americans Turn to Homeschooling; LEGO Meet-Up, and Homeschool Days”

Homeschooling in Canada, Homeschool Days, Podcast Announcement

A great article at BradfordToday.ca highlights the Simcoe County Un/Homeschool Club. The club has over 800 families and seeks to “connect and support like-minded, home-educating families in a safe and respectful community.” The article dispels a lot fo misunderstandings about homechooling in Canada.

The Virginia Living Museum will hold a “Homeschool Day” on September 28, 2018. Programs will be available for homeschool students in grades K-12. Tours, planetarium shows, and the environmental lab will be available. For more information and to register visit thevlm.org.

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles with hold 4 homeschool days over the 2018-19 school year. Four dates are scheduled throughout the year. The first takes place October 9th, 2018. No registration is required and admission is free. More information is available at nhm.org.

A new episode of The Wired Homeschool features an interview with Luke Gilkerson about the online science course Experience Astronomy. The interview discusses the course and the influence of astronomy in our daily lives. The interview is available at wiredhs.com/233 or in your favorite podcast app.

Homeschool News Today is a service of The Wired Homeschool and is sustained by its supporters and sponsors.

  

Homeschool Programs at Washington County Libraries; Homeschool Theater Programs, Hanson Homeschooling

The Washington County Library in Abingdon, VA is offering Homeschool Days at the main library on the first, second and third Wednesdays of the month from 2:30-3:30 p.m. The first Wednesday of the month features STEM programming. The second Wednesday features our popular Lego Play. The third Wednesday offers Arts and Crafts. The Hayters Gap branch library offers a STEM program Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

No Boundaries Youth Theater offers two homeschool programs for aspiring actors. Homeschool Junior Players is for younger homeschool performers (5-8) and Homeschooler Repertory Players for ages 8-14 will be offered in two ten-week sessions. For more information and to register visit nbyt.org.

Taylor Hanson, (yes, THAT Taylor Hanson), has announced that he and his wife Natalie are expecting their sixth child. Natalie and Taylor homeschool their five children and will be homeschooling them while Taylor is on tour with Hanson this fall.

Homeschool News Today is a service of The Wired Homeschool and is sustained by its supporters and sponsors.