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Homeschool Teacher Course

Homeschool Teacher Course

This 5 Disk Course is being made available to the members of the National Home School Association for free to provide parents with exactly what is needed to develop the right mind-set and confidence to be able to help their children to teach themselves everything they need to know.

This DVD set contains hundreds of video clips, extracted from presentations that were given by some of the world’s foremost experts on education and homeschooling. Each of the presentations included were originally found on Youtube. A listing of all of the original sources is shown below in the credits. For even more information check out the websites and other great presentations by the speakers included in this course.

Disk 1

This first disk will show you some of the reasons why people homeschool, the most common methods that are used and the very dark origins of the public school system.

Homeschool Teacher Course Disk 1


  1. Introduction
  2. What is homeschooling?
  3. Methods of homeschooling
  4. History of public school
  5. Epilogue

Disk 2

This disk focuses on exposing the truth about what public school is all about and the incredible damage that schools do to children. This disk provides literally dozens of reasons why the public education system is the last place that children should be and how much better homeschooling, unschooling, and democratic schools are. It also covers why rewards are counterproductive, Common Core horrors and the ADD / ADHD fraud.

Homeschool Teacher Course Disk 2'


  1. Facts about public school
  2. Conformity and indoctrination
  3. Zero tolerance
  4. 50 million incarcerated children
  5. Anti-socialization
  6. Drugs
  7. Homework
  8. Forced medication
  9. Why schools don’t work

Disk 3

This third disk covers the common reasons why people don't homeschool and why those reasons shouldn't stop you or why they aren't important. It also covers the most compelling reasons to homeschool, where to start, what children actually need to learn, do's and don'ts and the steps to homeschooling. This disk will answer many of your questions and give you further comfort that you are doing the right thing by having made the decision to homeschool.

Homeschool Teacher Course Disk 3


  1. Why don’t more people homeschool?
  2. Fear they are not qualified
  3. Fear of ridicule
  4. Fear of lack of diploma
  5. Fear they won't be able to inspire
  6. Lack of resources
  7. Lazy
  8. Lack of time or income
  9. Compelling reasons to homeschool
  10. Where to start?
  11. What do children need to learn?
  12. Do’s and don’ts
  13. Steps to homeschooling
  14. Epilogue

Disk 4

In this disk we cover how people learn, the various learning styles, important aspects of creativity, facts about testing and some tips on socialization.

Homeschool Teacher Course Disk 4


  1. How people learn
  2. Creativity
  3. Testing
  4. Socializing
  5. Epilogue

Disk 5

The final disk covers even more important considerations such as scheduling and planning, sleep patterns for teens, record keeping, college considerations, credit by exam programs, support groups and co-ops with a wrap up about the laws and some parting thoughts.

Homeschool Teacher Course Disk 5


  1. Scheduling and planning
  2. Record keeping
  3. College considerations
  4. Support groups and co-op’s
  5. Learn the laws
  6. Congratulations! You have finished this course
  7. Epilogue


11 Year Old Soren LePage Tests Out of COLLEGE Course
11-Year-Old Graduates from College - 2009
7 Skills Students Need for their Future - Asia Society
77-Homeschooling Methods: Unschooling - Christian Homeschool Moms
ADHD? Prove it... - CCHRInt
Alfie Kohn - The (Alternative) Schools Our Kids Deserve - 2011 MAAP Conference - edvisions schools
Alfie Kohn: “Are kids like vending machines?”
Alfie Kohn: “It’s bad news if students are motivated to get A’s”
Alfie Kohn: “Making students work a ‘second shift’”
Alfie Kohn: “Achievement vs. Learning”
An Open Letter to Educators - Dan Brown
André Stern, “Lifelong playing for lifelong learning” (unschooling) - André Stern
Astra Taylor on the Unschooled Life - walker art center
Can Homeschooling Help You Get Admitted to Your Dream College? - Angela Arnold
Can You Get An MIT Education for $2,000? - Scott Young at TEDx Eastside Prep - TEDx Talks
Can You Help Me Make Homeschool Record Keeping Easy? - Lee Binz
Can You Homeschool High School Without Going Crazy? - Lee Binz
CCHR: Antidepressants: Addiction and Withdrawal - CCHRInt
CCHR: Psychiatry: -Labeling Kids with Bogus ‘Mental Disorders’ - CCHRInt
CCHR: The Brave New World of Mental Health “Screening” - CCHRInt
CCHR: Whistleblower Allen Jones/Mental Health Screening of Kids - CCHRInt CityTV Unschooling Expert Interview Judy Arnall - unschooled graduate
CLEP - Get Started with CLEP - clep exam
College Research Tips - Yosemite CCD
Compulsory Schooling - Mass Manipulation History - anakin0029
Creating Online Games for Kids - tvo parents
Critical Thinking - UBC LEAP
David Kelley: How to Build Your Creative Confidence - TED
Do Kids Really Need Homework? - CBS
Does America Really Needs More College Grads? - George Leef - Fora Tv
DSST College Credit Exam - DSST College Credit
Eclectic Homeschool Method - Kate Victoria
Educating for Freedom: Zoe Weil at TEDxYouth@BFS - TEDxYouth
Education Inc: Standardized Testing & Education - jz967
Educational Democracy: Maad Sharaf at TEDxSanaa 2012 - TEDxTalks
Education’s New Era: Scott Nine at TEDxYouth@BFS - TEDxYouth
Entrepreneurship Education: An oxymoron? - Emer Dooley at TEDxEastsidePrep - TEDxTalks
Essential Skills - Phyllis Mann - Don Presant
FairTest: You can’t judge learning with a standardized test - FairTest National center for fair and open testing
Famous Homeschoolers - Miller Home School OK
Gordon Neufeld: Kids Need Us More Than Friends - tvo parents
Hackschooling Makes Me Happy: Logan LaPlante at TEDxUniversityofNevada - TEDxTalks
History of American Colleges: ACICS - Rep Interactive LLC
Homeschool  How to Teach kids Geography for free - julslifeathome
Homeschool Blues - Tim Hawkins - Daniel Matthews
Homeschool Classroom Tour - YourHomeWellDone
Homeschool High School - Colleges are Looking for Homeschoolers! - Lee Binz
Homeschool High School - How Do I Teach Subjects I Don’t Know? - Lee Binz
Homeschool Q & A (May 2013) - Kate Victoria
Homeschool Your Child For Success By Homeschooling Them - Nathan Jurewicz Homeschooling - Legal Requirements - MonkeySee
Homeschooling - Preparing for Life - exitofamilia
Homeschooling - Socialization & Community - MonkeySee
Homeschooling Environment - MonkeySee
Homeschooling for Working Parents - MonkeySee
Homeschooling High School - Should I Earn a Diploma or a GED? - Lee Binz Homeschooling High School - Choosing the Best Curriculum - Lee Binz
Homeschooling High School - How Do You Train Your Children to Be Successful? - Lee Binz
Homeschooling Moms: Making Time for Yourself! - HomeschoolAdvice
Homeschooling Tip for December: Plan Ahead to Take December Off - Homeschoolcom Homeschooling Tip for February: Teaching Different Ages at the Same Time - Homeschoolcom
Homeschooling Tip for January: Identify Your Child’s Learning “Personality” - Homeschoolcom
Homeschooling Tip for July: When Grade Matters and When It Doesn’t - Homeschoolcom Homeschooling Tip for June: Home School in the Summer - Homeschoolcom
Homeschooling Tip for May: Avoid School-at-Home Approach - Homeschoolcom Homeschooling Tip for November: Identify Your Child’s Learning Style - Homeschoolcom Homeschooling Tip for October: Include Their Interests in Your Curriculum - Homeschoolcom
Homeschooling Tips: Choosing Curriculum - eHow
Homeschooling Tips: Homeschooling Laws - eHow
Homeschooling Tips: Homeschooling Records - eHow
Homeschooling Tips: Homeschooling Schedule - eHow
Homeschooling: The World Changers - HSLDA - Are Homeschool Co-ops Worth Your Time? - aophomeschooling
How Can I Enjoy the Homeschool High School Journey? - Lee Binz
How Can We Nurture Creativity in Educational Contexts? - davezak
How to Homeschool Your Child: How Homeschool Unit Studies Work - expertvillage
How To Motivate Your Child from Lee Hausner, PhD - Kids in the House
How to Overcome Laziness - Better You - Howcast
How to Search the Internet More Effectively - WebDesignBarrie
How to Socialize Your Homeschooled Child - Howcast
How to Teach a Homeschool Geek - Lee Binz
How-to Homeschool - High School Graduation Requirements - Lee Binz
How-to Homeschool - Will Colleges Accept My Transcript? - Lee Binz
HSLDA Works for Me: Resources for Busy Homeschool Moms and Dads - HSLDA
Identify Your Child’s Learning Style - MonkeySee
Introverts and Extroverts Have Different Brains - DNews
Is IQ a Good Measure of Intelligence? - Dnews
John Taylor Gatto - Over Diploma’s
Ken Robinson: How to Escape Education’s Death Valley - TED
‘Learn Free’ - (An Unschooling Documentary)
Learning Styles Do Exist: Understanding the 12 Ways of Learning - Erica Warren
Learning to Learn - 21st Century Skills - Richard Hart
National Home School
No More ADHD - CCHRInt
None of the Above - Why Standardized Testing Fails - Bob Sternberg at TEDxOStateU - TEDxTalks
Organizing Our Homeschool - OrganizingYourWay
Parents Know Your Rights: About ADHD & Child ‘mental disorders’ - CCHRInt
Parents Opt Out of Standardized Tests - CNN
Problems with Common Core - TheNewAmericanVideo
Seth Godin on Conquering Fear to Start Your Own Business - EntrepreneurOnline
Seth Godin- The Icarus Deception - Behind the Brand
Should Homework Be Banned? - abc15com
Sir Ken Robinson, Creativity, Learning, & the Curriculum
Sir Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity? - TED
Startup Inspiration: 3 Tips for Success as An Entrepreneur - WickedStart
Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud - TED
Sugata Mitra’s  New Experiments in Self-Teaching - TED
Susan Cain - Quiet: The Power of Introverts in A World that Can't Stop Talking - The RSA Susan Cain: Quiet: The Power of Introverts - TED
Teaching Credentials - lingosteve
Technology & Education - OrganizingYourWay
TEDxDirigo - Zoe Weil - The World Becomes What You Teach - TEDxTalks
TEDxEastsidePrep - Shawn Cornally - The Future of Education Without Coercion - TEDxTalks
TEDxKC - Francis Cholle - The Intuitive Intelligence Movement - TEDxTalks
TEDxKnoxville - Becky Asche - What's Wrong With Our Educational System - TEDxTalks TEDxOrangeCoast - Daniel Amen - Change Your Brain, Change Your Life - TEDxTalks TEDxWilliamsport - Dr. Derek Cabrera - How Thinking Works - TEDxTalks
The College Trap by ABC News - Kevo2011
The Dark Intentions of Public Schooling
The Origin of Club Penguin - tvoparents
The Rise of Homeschooling - The Local Show - KCPTOnline
The Secret of Creativity: Mike Dillion at TEDxEastsidePrep - TEDxTalks
The Self-Organizing Child: Chris Mercogliano at TEDxYouth@BFS - TEDxYouth
The Shocking Truth About Public Schools - Robert Wanek
The Student that Always Fidgets During Homework - MonkeySee
The War on Kids: The Definitive Documentary on the Failure of the Public Education System (Spectacle Films, Inc.)
The World We Explore - Sir Ken Robinson Zeitgeist Americas 2012 -  zeitgeistminds
Time To Ban Homework? - TodayTonight
Tips for Parents on Digital Literacy - tvoparents
Top Jobs With No College Degree - AskMenVIDEO
Unschooling: The New Class of Learning - Euronews
What 60 Schools Can Tell Us About Teaching 21st Century Skills: Grant Lichtman at TEDxDenverTeachers - TEDxTalks
What if We Obliterated Standarised Testing: Behshid Behrouzi at TEDxWinchesterTeachers - TEDxTalks
What If We Trusted You?: Jerry Michalski at TEDxCopenhagen 2012 - TEDxTalks
What is Homeschooling? - MonkeySee
Who Controls The Children (Schools Dumb Down Kids Deliberately) - James Colgan
Who Needs College Anyway? Remarks by Charles Murray - hechingerinst
Why Kids Hate School?: Nikhil Goyal at TEDxYouth@BFS - TEDxYouth
Why You Will Fail to Have A Great Career: Larry Smith at TEDxUW - TEDxTalks
You Can Homeschool, Part 1 -- HSLDA
You Can Homeschool, Part 2 -- HSLDA
You Can Homeschool, Part 3 -- HSLDA


Copyright Information

With the exception of the original content provided in the narrative transitions presented by our host, all of the content of this DVD set was taken from You Tube videos that either are now or were, at some point, available to the public to see for free.

A great many of the clips included come from videos that were posted under a "Creative Commons License" which allows for use of that material in other creative works without infringement on the source materials copyright.

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The use of media materials is protected by the Fair Use Clause of the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, which allows for the rebroadcast of copyrighted materials for the purposes of commentary, criticism and education. The availability of the information included in the 5 Disks shown below is solely for educational purposes.


If any of the hundreds of clips that are included in this DVD course were mistakenly included under the belief that they were available pursuant to a "Creative Commons License" or "Fair Use" exemption then please understand that it was not our intent to infringe upon any copyrights. Any such errors should be brought to our attention at once.

No fictional works are included and this presentation and it has been assembled for entirely educational purposes. We do not believe that the inclusion of any of the selected clips will harm the original producers ability to profit from their creations as all of the source material used in the making of this Course was found available free to the public.

In the event that enough viewers submit requests to have this DVD series delivered to them on physical disks to make it economically viable to produce such sets then those viewers will be asked to pay the actual costs associated with the production, packaging and shipment of those sets. The Home School Institute did not produce this DVD series to make a profit but rather to make sure the information was made available to those who are serious about homeschooling such as the members of the Home Learning Association.




No Guarantee of Validity

The video presentations on this 5 Disk set are intended to provide useful information for its viewers.

While the Home School Institute (HSI) has made every effort to select video clips that provide accurate and reliable information, the HSI does not endorse, approve, recommend or certify such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of such information. Information in the video clips may or may not be current as of the date of your viewing, and the HSI has no duty to update and maintain the information, reports, or statements on those video clips. All content in this 5 Disc set is provided "as is." Use of such information is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness.

None of the licensors, contributors, sponsors, administrators, or anyone else connected with the video presentations, in any way whatsoever, can be responsible for the appearance of any inaccurate information or for your use of the information contained herein.

No Professional Advice

This DVD Course provides professional information (for example, medical, legal, or financial) for informational purposes only, which should not be construed as advice. No action should be taken based upon any information contained in this Course. You should seek independent professional advice from a person who is licensed and/or knowledgeable in the applicable area before acting upon any opinion, advice, or information contained herein.

No Medical Advice

This DVD Set contains information on medical topics; however there is absolutely no assurance that any information touching on medical matters is true, correct, or precise. The medical information provided in this Course is of a general nature and cannot substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have seen or heard in this Course. The HSI does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned in this Course.

No Legal Advice

This DVD set contains information on legal topics; however there is absolutely no assurance that any information touching on legal matters is true, correct, or precise. The legal information provided in this Course is of a general nature and cannot substitute for professional legal advice. Always seek the advice of competent counsel with any questions you may have regarding a legal issue. As legal advice must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case, and laws are constantly changing, nothing provided herein should be used as a substitute for the advice of competent counsel.

No Financial Advice

This DVD set contains information on financial topics; however there is absolutely no assurance that any information touching on financial matters is true, correct, or precise. The financial content in this Course is provided for your personal information only and cannot substitute for professional financial advice. Always seek advice of a competent financial advisor with any questions you may have regarding a financial matter. Information in this Course is not appropriate for the purposes of making a decision to carry out a business transaction nor does it provide any form of advice (investment, tax, or legal) amounting to investment advice, or make any recommendations regarding particular financial instruments, investments, or products.