Author Archives: Jordan Ryan

Hamaker: I wanted better schooling, a better education

Former schoolteacher says homeschool is the “better” option
When most people think of homeschool families, certain preconceptions tend to creep in. Anti-social and fashion-challenged. Huge families whose whole world exists inside four walls. In this occasional series for The Brandon Beacon, …

McClures: homeschooling was the best option for me

Two generations share lessons learned from a lifetime of home education
Story by Jordan Ryan
 
Patty McClure chose home education before her daughters, Kaity and Glory, were born. When she first began researching her options, the modern American homeschooling movement was still …

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