I still remember where I was sitting in the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the first time I heard Debra Bell speak. Her experience encouraged me. Her insights and wisdom challenged me; her vision inspired me. She spoke of her journey toward becoming a more gracious parent though her homeschooling. She was honest and real about the difficulties she had faced, but reminded me that I could trust God to be faithful no matter what.
Deb Bell was the first homeschooler I heard use the phrase independent learner. ….. Read the entire blog @ http://blog.apologia.com/blog/2013/08/12/independent-learners/