Mr. Rogers Is My Hero

  Note: This column was published in Barrow Journal on April 3, 2013. We just passed what would have been Fred McFeely Roger’s 85th birthday. If you are like me, you remember him as “Mr. Rogers,” and you couldn’t wait to visit him everyday in his friendly television neighborhood.  Recently I discovered that I could share my … Continue reading Mr. Rogers Is My Hero

Post Script: Using E-mail in Home Education

When I wrote my last column on using e-mail in our homeschool, I didn't realize how beneficial one aspect of it would be, so I thought I'd add a little more about that. What I'm referring to is sending my six-year-old articles that I find on the web that he might be interested in.  Sometimes … Continue reading Post Script: Using E-mail in Home Education

Using Technology in Home Education

{Homeschooling and Technology} Note: This column was printed in the Barrow Journal on Wednesday, October 10, 2012. My husband told me I ought to listen to an episode of a podcast called Mac Power Users: Episode 93. This episode is an interview with Fraser Speirs, a mobile education consultant.  He works for the Cedar School of Excellence … Continue reading Using Technology in Home Education