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Northside Unschoolers parent meeting update from Amy: Our monthly parent meeting is scheduled for next Wednesday- when it was scheduled the topic was “Family Mission Statements”. While this is a great topic, considering that most of us are jumping back into the’ classes and activities starting up mode’ next week, I am changing the topic […]

  The next NUG Parents Support meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 14. This month, the topic is: *Trusting kids (and ourselves!).* Bring your success stories and Aha! moments. What does your kid know/is able to do that you didn’t “teach” him? How is your relationship different from what you observe among your traditionally-schooled […]

  This fall there is another 6 week session at AJCW for homeschoolers and unschoolers of all ages. Some of the offerings are American Sign Language, one-on-one math tutoring, art, phonics, the study of Buddhism, US history for young people , creative writing, Spanish, and the archeology of Mesopotamia to name just a few. There […]

Teen club at Youmedia (bottom floor of the Harold Washington library, 400 S State St  Chicago)is starting its fall program next week. There is an open house for parents and students Sept. 13th 1:30-3:30pm to come get a tour of the facility and an introduction to some of the projects they will be working on. Here […]

All interested students and parents are invited to an Open House at Tallgrass Sudbury School on Thursday, December 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. We are located at the Church of Christ, 3701 Prairie Avenue in Brookfield, Illinois. Come tour our space, meet students and staff members, view or purchase Sudbury reading materials, and […]

Hey, the up-to-date schedule and all the details are there for the wonderful 11th annual In-Home Conference in St. Charles this March 7th-8th. Okay, so they’ve had 11 conferences and we’ve been homeschooling for 7 years. I guess we’ve been to quite a few! They are never a disappointment. There is almost always big fun […]

Speaking of science…is it time for you to get a refresher course? Spring Valley Nature Center in Schaumburg, will hold a science workshop for homeschooling parents to help them explore what science is and how to impart that to their kids. This fun, informative workshop is helpful for homeschoolers of any background–unschoolers, eclectic learners and […]

(Thanks to Bryan for this picture.) My homeschooling support group has many wonderful activities and I thought I’d share this month’s newsletter so you can consider joining us. Thanks to Lori N. for writing the newsletter! Westside HOUSE Meeting News December 14, 2007 Next meeting:  January 11, 2008 (Note temporary start time) Topic:   Grade level […]

Wow, this looks like a great opportunity for homeschoolers!  Thanks to Wini for sending it. The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) is excited to invite you and your program participants to our event created specifically for the home schooled community, “Day of Discovery”, on Friday, October 26, 2007. We will be offering a full […]

Girl Scout Ceremony-New and Interested Homeschooling Girls Invited Hey,parents of homeschooling girls age 5 and up! The Chicago-area homeschooled girl scout troops are having their year-end ceremony next Tuesday. Girls and their parents who might be interested in doing GS next year are invited to attend. Hope to see you there! Refreshments will be served. […]

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