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Insider Exposes Standardized Testing Industry

Insider Exposes Standardized Testing Industry

A new book titled Making the Grades: My Misadventures in the Standardized Testing Industry by Todd Farley has been a long-time coming, and it looks like it may have been worth the wait. (You can read the first 12 pages at the link provided.) What follows is more info from the press release, followed by pre-publication endorsements from two [...]

Homeschooling Family’s Success with ADHD/Autism – Part 2

Homeschooling Family’s Success with ADHD/Autism – Part 2

This is the second part of the story of Chris from my book, Homeschoolers’ Success Stories: 15 Adults and 12 Young People Share the Impact That Homeschooling Has Made on Their Lives (Prima Publishing, 2000). It’s a story of the power of love and homeschooling. “I taught Chris the sounds of letters,” says Loralea, “and he caught on [...]

Crisis in The Classroom

Crisis in The Classroom

"But if one looks at what actually goes on in the classroom - the kinds of texts students read and the kind of homework they are assigned, as well as the nature of the classroom discussion and the kinds of tests teachers give - he will discover that the great bulk of students' time is still devoted to detail, most of it trivial, much of it [...]

May We Come Out and Say Homeschooling Is Safer Now?

May We Come Out and Say Homeschooling Is Safer Now?

The following statistics are from a December 17, 2009 report by Hannah K. Mead of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, titled "Safer at Home?" Public schools are not a safe haven. Nearly 630,000 violent crimes were committed in public schools in 2005, the CDC reported. One-third of public school students report experiencing bullying. [...]

ADHD Medication Researchers’ Feud Heats Up

ADHD Medication Researchers’ Feud Heats Up

Busy with too many non-important things back in March when this story, written by Shankar Vedantam, hit the Washington Post, I’m glad I’m able to catch up now and share it with Parents at the Helm in case you missed it, too. The federal study’s goal (called the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with ADHD) was to compare results of [...]

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