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The 4 Crucial Responsibilities to Accept Before Education Can Occur

The 4 Crucial Responsibilities to Accept Before Education Can Occur

The 4 Crucial Responsibilities to Accept Before Education Can Occur Part 1 By John Taylor Gatto I've cast about for some use this schoolteacher can be to an enterprise about education and found a way - I'm going to reflect on what kind of ground educational seeds grow best in, what needs to happen before an education does. True [...]

12 Facts of Life to Help You See Why Homeschooling Can Work for Your Family

12 Facts of Life to Help You See Why Homeschooling Can Work for Your Family

12 Facts of Life to Help You See Why Homeschooling Can Work for Your Family By Linda Dobson It was 1984 for this ordinary mom. My eldest of three children, one of the sweetest little boys I'd ever had the pleasure to know (and, lucky me, the pleasure to spend life with), had reached the ripe old age requiring - or so I thought - kindergarten [...]

Entering the Fray: The Homeschooling Is Undemocratic Myth

Entering the Fray: The Homeschooling Is Undemocratic Myth

Entering the Fray: The Homeschooling Is Undemocratic Myth By Linda Dobson At first, I figured the article on Slate by Dana Goldstein was so oddly perverse that if I quietly ignored it, it would go away. No such luck. Days later and the slash-and-burn homeschooling article still gets the goat of many, me included. That someone in the year [...]

CHILDREN: The Dumbing-Down, Doping-Up and Spirit-Crushing

CHILDREN: The Dumbing-Down, Doping-Up and Spirit-Crushing

CHILDREN: The Dumbing-Down, Doping-Up and Spirit-Crushing By Linda Dobson If it’s about children and/or education I’ll read it; mainstream or alternative, left or right, a million subscribers or two, doesn’t matter. I’ve done this long enough that it’s relatively easy to stay objective and open-minded, ignoring rhetoric while [...]

Lifeboats: What Homeschooling Advocacy Means to Me

Lifeboats: What Homeschooling Advocacy Means to Me

Lifeboats: What Homeschooling Advocacy Means to Me By Linda Dobson I never set out to become a homeschooling advocate, though that is what I'm often called. As I watched three young hearts and minds blossom in an educational experience antithetical to my own, it was impossible to keep the discovery - the joy, the love, the obvious [...]

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