I just wanted to say that I really enjoyed the article, If They Don't
Touch They Can't Learn FUNgasa Mar/Apr 2004. Although I wanted to add that:
Children love learning,
exploring, and discovering. It is our responsibility as the adults in their lives to provide them with many experiences and
materials. Yes, provide but also facilitate them in their learning, exploring and discovering of their experiences and material
How do we facilitate? Well ask them the "W" questions. Furthermore, document their experiences and material
Revisit these experiences and keep the children loving learning, exploring and discovering.
How blessed are we that the sister S. Courtney Walton obeyed her calling!
Thank you so very much. I've been an advocate homeschool mom of my daughter for 91/2 years. I have a new son now (2 months
old) and plan to homeschool him as well.
It is has not been difficult to find other African American Homeschoolers
due to a wonderful increase of like minds, but to network on field trips, and info about our experiences and history has.
My daughter is researching about the Songhai people and the ancient African universities, like Timbuktu now, and it's been
Keep it up! Maybe our children can start a pen pal club thru this magazine. We live on a 45 acre farm
in an all Black rural community of other farmers. It would be great to share experiences. We travel alot!
Check out the Marafiki
Directory for pen pals and African-American Homeschoolers across the country who welcome visitors!