October 31, 2014

HEF Email Discussion Groups

Email Discussion groups moderated by the Home Education Foundation:
HefNet is the New Zealand based Home Education Foundation email list discussion NETwork. Established in July 1998, this group has expanded quickly and includes home educators with a wonderfully diverse range of political, religious, philosophical, and methodological views. This mix makes for some red-hot yet edifying debates!Moderated by Craig Smith, a trustee of the Home Education Foundation based in New Zealand. hefnetnz-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
ChedNet is the Christian Home EDucation NETwork Email Discussion Group. Discuss curricula from a Christian worldview, child development from Biblical rather than humanist presuppositions, discipline according to the Biblical pattern and for the Biblical reasons, time management, Christlike character development. Give praise to the Lord for His mercies, blessings and victories! All with like-minded people. Moderated by Craig Smith, National Director of Christian Home Schoolers of New Zealand. chednetnz-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
CcedNet is the Christian Classical home EDucation NETwork Email discussion group of New Zealand. This discussion group is for those Christian families who would like to be training their children to think and not just to be concentrating on output (for exams or the ERO).A thoroughly Christian, thoroughly Classical education is one based on the approach known as the Trivium, as promoted by Dorothy Sayers, Doug Wilson and others.Moderated by Barbara Smith, Trustee of the Home Education Foundation. ccednet-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
TEACH-eForum (Thorough Education Achieved in a Caring Home) Forums have been held annually since 1996 in various parts of New Zealand, by Craig & Barbara Smith of the Home Education Foundation. They are designed to be gatherings of equals to discuss, share and explore any topic the home educators attending wish to raise.The Forums are open to any home educators, but are specifically intended for those carrying some responsibility within the local support group, such as co-ordinator, leaders, newsletter editors and other volunteers. It is also for those wanting to start up a support group or are involved in helping others in their home education endeavours. http://www.egroups.com/group/dwha/ Diana Waring History Alive email discussion group. For those who are using the Waring resources in New Zealand.Your questions can be directed to Diana Waring herself when necessary. dwha-subscribe@yahoogroups.com