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HomeWorks Quarterly
Volume 3 Issue 1
COVER STORY:
Modern education - essence and consequences
SOME OTHER ARTICLES:
Dealing with criticism
Balancing family and community
One Kid, Two Worlds


Modern education - essence and consequences
By Muhammad Zahid Mughal
Muhammad Zahid Mughal effectively discusses how modern education replaces the objective of "submission to Allah" to "submission to self" and how state uses education as a tool to determine society's direction.
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EXCERPTS FROM OTHER ARTICLES

Dealing with criticism
By Holly Garza and Atefa Jamal
Homeschooling usually invites criticism, taunts and annoying questions; prepare yourself to deal with them in the light of seasoned homeschooling mothers' advice.
Balancing family and community
By Homeworks team
Homeworks speaks to Sr. Laila Brence and Br. Saifuddin as they raise a family traversing Latvia and Pakistan, while also actively helping out the community.
One Kid, Two Worlds
By Safaa Minhas
An insight into the effect of schools on a child's behavior and personality, as discussed by the author based on her son's real-life experiences before and after his transition to homeschooling.





QUESTION TIME
FAQ: How much time during the day does it take to homeschool?
PERSPECTIVES
Article: An educational psychologist's take on school curricula.
SOCIAL SPOT
Event: Make your own - first in a series of classes to promote homemade products
HOMEWORKS SEMI-ANNUAL
Fall/Winter 14: Arabic: Why & How. Learning the language of our faith.