Amy Sharony, Ph.D.

Amy Sharony, Ph.D.

Amy Sharony, Ph.D., is the editor of home|school|life magazine and the author of The A+ Homeschool Planner. She homeschools her rising 7th grader, recently celebrated graduating her 12th grader, and teaches literature, history, and Latin classes for homeschoolers in Atlanta.

Amy Sharony and SEA Homeschoolers founder, Blair Lee, co-host the podcast Secular Homeschooling with Blair & Amy.

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June 9, 2024
3:40pm ET/12:40pm PT

What Could Decolonized History Look Like?

We talk a lot about decolonizing history in our homeschools because most of us grew up on history written by colonizers, so dismantling these narratives is important. But what if instead of decolonizing our curriculum, we looked for ways to create a history plan for our homeschool that bypasses colonialist narratives entirely? What would a secular history that doesn’t need to be decolonized look like? Obviously the answer to these questions is a work in progress, but let’s talk about some of the strategies we can use in our homeschool history studies to build a historical framework that is inclusive, diverse, and representative of our global humanity’s history.