Posts Tagged "home education"

All About Homeschooling: An Interview with Debra Bell

Posted by on Feb 10, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

All About Homeschooling: An Interview with Debra Bell

I had the opportunity to interview Debra Bell, Ph.D., author of the bestselling The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling and Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Teens. She has a heart for families homeschooling on the field and has spoken to families serving around the world.   Listen to this 19-minute audio interview in which Debra and I discuss: Homeschooling older students The dual role of many education consultants Homeschooling with teammates Homeschooling multiple children What Debra says “never works” in homeschooling Enjoy!...

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Culturally Sensitive Home Schooling

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Culturally Sensitive Home Schooling

Our guest blogger this week is Deborah Clouser. A TCK and a mom of three TCKs, Deborah has served as an education consultant in West Africa since 2005. She has enjoyed serving families who use a variety of educational options, including home schoolers. Debbi moved from Burkina Faso to the Metro Washington DC area in 2013 and is presently teaching 2nd grade in a French immersion public school. She continues to work with Anchor Education, PACE, and consult with families in her agency via email and Skype. Let’s take a peek into Emily’s home school classroom. It has the usual maps and graphs on...

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Read and Write Everyday

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Flossie Epley has been with TEAM since 1981. She is founder and director of School Support Services (SSS) at Christian Academy in Japan (CAJ). For thirty years SSS has been offering consultancy, resources, and programs to home schoolers and schools affiliated with CAJ in Japan. Flossie and her husband Russ have two adult children and one grandchild. Over the years many SSS families have heard my mantra, Read and Write in English Everyday. This doesn’t mean to write an essay everyday, but to write something. Teaching the craft of writing is helpful, but actually putting pen to paper (or...

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Preparing to Homeschool Young Children on the Field: An Excerpt

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

On our blog this week we have an excerpt from our new ebook, “Preparing to Homeschool Young Children on the Field.” You can find out more about how to get this ebook here. This book was written in response to needs expressed by education consultants who have families heading to the field and homeschooling for the first time. Included are significant contributions from veteran overseas homeschoolers as well as experienced education consultants. Here’s an excerpt from chapter 2, “Preparation.”  In what ways are both spouses involved with homeschooling? Many people assume that Mom...

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Spelling Resources for Parents

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

Our guest blogger is Jennifer Moline, now with Wycliffe. She has served as a teacher to TCKs in Russia and as an education consultant with SHARE and The Navigators.         Eye halve a spelling checker It came with my pea sea It plainly marques for my revue Miss steaks eye kin knot sea. Eye strike a key and type a word And weight four it to say Weather eye am wrong oar write It shows me strait a weigh. As soon as a mist ache is maid It nose bee fore two long And eye can put the error rite It’s rare lea ever wrong. Eye have run this poem threw it Eye am shore your...

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