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GREENHOUSE: Nurturing Home Education in North Carolina and Beyond
18 Sep 2013

I have noticed that successful new homeschoolers generally accomplish three goals in their first year.

11 Sep 2013

Greetings readers! My name is Kevin McClain, and I am NCHE's newly-elected president.

4 Sep 2013

Searching for something fun (and shhh...educational) for your family to do this summer? Why not try filmmaking?

28 Aug 2013

Not everyone has the time to surf around the Internet to find informative, fun and educational websites for their family to enjoy. That’s why we offer this column.

21 Aug 2013

Despite popular opinion, math is not a creation of evil masterminds plotting the demise of studen

14 Aug 2013

Classical education is distinguished from other models of education in at least three ways. First, classical education recognizes and embraces three stages of learning and seeks to teach in accordance with those stages. Second, it values history, especially the great conversations of the past, and places a priority on helping students benefit from and engage with those great ideas. Third, classical education values education for its own sake and seeks to develop students who are well-rounded with a wide breadth of knowledge across many disciplines.

7 Aug 2013

Many factors may influence our decisions on educational curriculum, including our own journey thr

31 Jul 2013

“If I homeschool my child through high school, will they be accepted into college?” This is the most common question parents ask regarding homeschooling through the upper grades. As scholarship committee chair, I can say with confidence, yes, homeschooled students are accepted into colleges and universities. This year, the applicants for the NCHE and HINTS scholarships will be attending a multitude of colleges and universities. 

24 Jul 2013

Each year at this time, I think about why I homeschool my child

17 Jul 2013

In thirty years of speaking at homeschool conferences, I had never attended the NCHE c

10 Jul 2013

On May 30, 2013, I, along with many homeschool students, parents and supportive legislators witne

3 Jul 2013

What state can claim (arguably) the earliest battle in the American Revolution and one of the decisive last battles? Which can claim a tea party organized by leading women and an early forerunner of the Declaration of Independence? Massachusetts? Pennsylvania? New York? Virginia? No! North Carolina!

26 Jun 2013

My family and I attended the recent NCHE Athletic Commission (NCHEAC) regional and state basketba

21 Jun 2013

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19 Jun 2013

Although we live in a society that honors youth, it is God's command to honor the elderly.

12 Jun 2013

We’ve been a homeschool family for over seventeen years, and one of our four children becam

5 Jun 2013

On February 9, NCHE Athletic Commission (NCHEAC) sponsored the second annual state swim meet with

29 May 2013

Each of you has some type of plans for the future.

22 May 2013

Graduation is a time of significance and celebration: a season of labor has yielded fruit—s

15 May 2013

Sometimes in life things get thrown at you, and they knock the wind out of you.

8 May 2013

Not everyone has the time to scavenge around the Internet to find informative, fun, and education

1 May 2013

A poem

24 Apr 2013

When Chris and I first became parents just over twenty-four years ago, we didn’t know a thi

17 Apr 2013

I am blessed to be raising a family of second-generation homeschoolers.

9 Apr 2013

The 2013 NCHE Athletic Commission Basketball Championships were played in February. February 15-16 the eastern regional took place in Wake Forest, while the western regional was in Winston-Salem. The top two teams in each division advanced to the state final four at Greensboro College on February 22-23.

3 Apr 2013

Hundreds of homeschooled 4-H youth in our state have gained rewards from 4-H participation. In this article, we spotlight 4-H award winners whose families are members of NCHE.

13 Mar 2013

You are making a difference; so don’t give up.

27 Feb 2013

How does a homeschooling couple keep their marriage healthy and functional while fulfilling their calling to homeschool their children in an excellent way? We offer four strategies that we strive to practice daily in the midst of our crazy-busy homeschooling lives.

6 Feb 2013

Genesis 2:18 Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit forhim.”

23 Jan 2013

For the second consecutive year, the Asheville Trailblazers have swept all three divisions in girls volleyball at the NCHEAC State Championships.

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