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HomeWorks Quarterly
Volume 3 Issue 4
COVER STORY:
Born Brilliant
SOME OTHER ARTICLES:
Six years in school
Better than everything they amass
Not highly educated – can I homeschool?


Born Brilliant
By Umm Musa
Should we send our little ones to school as early as possible? Or should we teach them at home? Read our cover story to see, through different case studies, how children learn naturally and what can be done to help them shine!
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EXCERPTS FROM OTHER ARTICLES

Six years in school
By Yasmin Ali
So how does schooling affect the child and family life in the present day? An earnest, thought-provoking piece on what six years in school have been like for one family.
Better than everything they amass
By Homeworks team
HomeWorks talks to Br. Adam Shabber and his wife about the education and upbringing of their five children (aged between 17 and 8 years). The family discusses putting the Quran first in their children's education while having them learn both at home and in institutions.
Not highly educated – can I homeschool?
By Rayed Afzal, Umm Ammara
Homeschooling is wrongly assumed to be the domain of mothers with 'higher' degress. See how a Matriculate and a high school grad dispel this myth and rise to the challenge of homeschooling their children.





QUESTION TIME
FAQ: How much time during the day does it take to homeschool?
PERSPECTIVES
Article: An educational psychologist's take on school curricula.
SOCIAL SPOT
Event: Make your own - first in a series of classes to promote homemade products
HOMEWORKS SEMI-ANNUAL
Fall/Winter 14: Arabic: Why & How. Learning the language of our faith.