LeapingFromTheBox.com no longer hosts a weekly Homeschool Chat.
In 1999 I began participating in online homeschool chats as a guest moderator for a statewide (Alabama) homeschool chat. In 2001 I started my own International Homeschool Chat on IRC and have held it weekly ever since. Since that time I have graduated three children, . . . → Read More: End of Homeschool Chat
Every Friday, LeapingFromTheBox.com hosts an International Homeschool Chat. We have been hosting this chat for close to a decade now! Many of the chatters have become good friends, even making trips to visit one another. We chat about our children, the weather, our plans, house repairs, job hunts, getting our children through high school . . . → Read More: International Homeschool Chat
Our homeschool chat group is usually an eclectic mix of homeschoolers: many long-time homeschoolers (those tend to be the weekly members) and a sprinkling of visitors, often at the very beginning of their homeschooling journey. Often those new to homeschooling have questions about schedules and curriculum and how to cover it all. We “old-timers” . . . → Read More: Unschooling Stereotype