Soon after Covid-19 entered our collective vocabulary, I decided my little homeschool would devote 2020 to a more rigorous study of science. Covid-19 held a mirror up to our society, showing us how many Americans don’t understand and don’t trust science, and I wanted to be part of the solution by helping educate the next generation. I sought video lessons, bought a plant cell model, signed my son up for an Outschool class on the Periodic Table, and expedited our march through some science textbooks. Then, in June, I happened upon an online demonstration of a program that, however improbably…

Emily Brewer

Emily Brewer, Ph.D., works and homeschools her son in North Carolina. She writes about her homeschooling journey in the context of the times we live in.

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