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Growing Without Schooling #123
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News & Reports p. 3
When Kids Resist Writing p. 4-7
Thoughts from a prolific grown homeschooler who hated writing as a child, and
from parents of reluctant writers
Challenges & Concerns p. 8-11
Test-Taking Experience, Is Algebra Necessary?
FOCUS: Overcoming Fear and Shyness p. 12-16
Some kids find it hard to join new activities or enter into new experiences.
What makes it easier? What can parents do to help?
Homeschoolers in College - Yes, These Students are Different! p. 17-21
Homeschoolers routinely get admitted to college, but what kinds of students
do they become? Here, two homeschoolers write about the challenge of maintaining
enthusiasm and self-direction in a college setting, and an admissions officer
shares observations about the homeschoolers at her school.
Additions to Directory p. 22