“A teacher forced a 15-year-old girl to perform a pornographic monologue in front of the whole class. Then school officials lied to the child’s mother. And worst of all, the school board BANNED the mother from reading to them the words her daughter was forced to say in front of the class, cutting off herContinue reading “How Can THIS Be Called “Education?””
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Schooling or Education?
“I have never let schooling interfere with my education.” Mark Twain Perhaps you’ve heard of this famous American author. If you read about the adventures of Huckleberry Finn or Tom Sawyer, you would have. I pray so. I have this quote on a bulletin board in my office. I love the truth of it. WhenContinue reading “Schooling or Education?”
Questioning School Content
I don’t know about you, but I’m concerned about the growing content in schools that focuses on political agenda, sexual orientation, and racism. What happened to reading, writing, and math? I don’t have children in school anymore. Our youngest son is a junior in college. But I have grand kids, friends who have kids, andContinue reading “Questioning School Content”
If you let kids learn, they will learn. Create an environment of discovery and people are naturally explorative. God, who made us in his image, is a creator. The combinations of colorful, creative people, animals, insects, plants, planets, ocean life, etc. is infinite. We will always possess a longing to discover and understand it all.Continue reading “True Learning”
In School or Out of School?
So much talk of when kids can go back to school. I get that parents are trying to navigate it all. They need to work and having kids around doesn’t make for an easy or even manageable way to do that. Whether mom and dad work at home or have to work outside the home,Continue reading “In School or Out of School?”
It’s Working =)
We started on a small scale this week with our first student in our home environment. This participant is enjoying our unschooling approach and has already learned and accomplished so much in a couple of days. I’m having a blast with this incredible young person who didn’t “fit in” with a traditional school style. ThisContinue reading “It’s Working =)”