Videos About Homeschooling
Inventing a Girl: An Experience in Homeschooling
A Documentary by Fernanda Rossi
"Inventing A Girl" is a charming depiction of the life of a mostly
unschooled girl. For those of you who do "follow the child"
it is affirming to watch the film. It will also help relatives and friends
to understand this educational lifestyle. In addition it gives those
who know little about the homeschooling movement a broader view of what
homeschooling means and encompasses. I think the film would be a very
worthwhile purchase for support groups -- as it could be viewed at a
monthly meeting or be loaned out to new members seeking information
about homeschooling. It would be a great addition to Home Study or Independent
Study libraries and resource centers as well.
"A charming and honest film... a must see for parents and
John Taylor Gatto. Writer, "Dumbing us Down."
After spending two years living with the Borensteins, an American
homeschooling family, acclaimed filmmaker Fernanda Rossi engages the
most skeptical audiences with an entertaining and original film.
Told from the perspective of a funny and inquisitive nine-year old, this
groundbreaking documentary asks -and answers- 20 essential questions
about homeschooling: How do you learn? Can you go to college? Do you
take any classes?
Inventing a Girl is the first documentary on homeschooling ideal for:
- Homeschoolers curious to learn about the experiences of other
homeschooled kids. And their in-laws and neighbors who are still
asking "How are those kids being socialized?"
- Parents considering alternative education.
- Teachers and administrators who want to fully understand what homeschooling is.
- Schools and homeschooling organizations as a reference tool.
"I loudly applaud Ms. Rossi's efforts to share this unique approach to
living and learning, to bring new understanding about homeschooling to a
Helen Heneger. Editor "Home Education Magazine"
-- $24.95 for individuals
--$69.99 for schools and organizations (includes exhibition and lending rights
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