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10 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Homeschooled

10 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Homeschooled

It seems like every homeschooling parent and student can recite from memory a list of famous homeschoolers. George Washington, Leonardo DaVinci, Thomas Edison, Charles Dickens, Sandra Day O’Conner… the list goes on and on. As a kid, I even had a t-shirt featuring a long list of homeschooled names and faces which, I might add, I wore proudly! This was Continue Reading »

Famous Homeschoolers

Famous Homeschoolers

Homeschoolers have accomplished amazing things throughout history. Find out who they were and what they have accomplished! Learn more at https://www.homeschoolacademy.com/a/famoushomeschoolers/

Homeschool Movie Stars

Homeschool Movie Stars

What do Lindsay Lohan (Herbie, Freaky Friday), Raven Symone (That’s So Raven), and Elijah Wood (Lord of the Rings) have in common? It’s not a new movie or show, or a Hollywood extravaganza they were seen at… Each of these actors was homeschooled! And interesting enough, each of these famous young actors homeschooled through Laurel Springs School (www.laurelsprings.com), the “School Continue Reading »

Hollywood Actress: Why I Homeschool My Kids

Hollywood Actress: Why I Homeschool My Kids

My name is Sam Sorbo. I’m a mom to three wonderful children, and the author of “They’re YOUR Kids: An Inspirational Journey from Self-Doubter to Home School Advocate.” Home schooling seems like a radical idea—but only because we are conditioned to think of it that way. Why? Because most of us attended school. But after nine overhauls of our public Continue Reading »

18 Successful Home-School Alums

18 Successful Home-School Alums

These days there is debate about the best forum for children to receive quality education: public schools, charter schools, private schools, school vouchers, and on and on. Home schooling, while still fringe, is growing in popularity, and some studies have even shown that home-schoolers perform better on standardized tests than public school students. Keep reading…

Another Homeschooled Superstar

Another Homeschooled Superstar

I have met a lot of really impressive homeschooled students over the years. Some of them have won spelling bees, geography bees, debate tournaments, and the like. Some of them have risked their lives going as missionaries to countries where they could have been killed for sharing the Gospel. Some of them have sacrificed greatly to help others in need. Continue Reading »

Yes, My Grown Homeschooled Children Are Odd — And Yours Will Be Too!

Yes, My Grown Homeschooled Children Are Odd — And Yours Will Be Too!

I am sick and tired of defending homeschooling from the question, “What about socialization?” Members of the modern homeschool movement have insisted for thirty years that homeschooled children are well-socialized. We laughingly refer to socialization as the “S word.” We deflect the socialization question by insisting it’s a myth. And yet, it persists. We trounced the academic argument long ago. Continue Reading »