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What If…

What If…

What If... BY LINDA DOBSON What if we practiced the Golden Rule with children...all children? What if adults stopped trying to change each child's essence to make him fit into a quite confining mold of sameness as all others? What if our schools actually educated children, instead of programming them? What if we saved grading for eggs [...]

Dying Mainstream Media Slams Pro-Homeschool, Anti-Testing NY State DOE Employee

Dying Mainstream Media Slams Pro-Homeschool, Anti-Testing NY State DOE Employee

Dying Mainstream Media Slams Pro-Homeschool, Anti-Testing, NY State DOE Employee BY LINDA DOBSON NY Post chose this photo to portray education change advocate Lisa Nielsen.   It was only a matter of time. In her previous work for the New York State Department of Education, Lisa Nielsen was charged with helping students and [...]

Your Child Deserves Better: Standardized Tests

Your Child Deserves Better: Standardized Tests

Your Child Deserves Better: Standardized Tests By Linda Dobson Despite public outcries against the utility and efficacy of standardized tests as a measure of "education," and despite a growing movement on the part of informed parents to have their children skip test administration days, like an invading army of zombies from a second-rate [...]

The Time to Mine for Gold Is Now

The Time to Mine for Gold Is Now

The Time to Mine for Gold Is Now By Linda Dobson Please join me for a moment and think back to your schooling. Do you recall an over-arching message throughout the 12-17 years of all the lessons, talks, and goals of the time? If you're like most, the folks in charge of "educating" you stated - repeatedly - that you want to do well with your [...]

When Your Child Deserves Better

When Your Child Deserves Better

When Your Child Deserves Better By Linda Dobson Despite public outcries against the utility and efficacy of standardized tests as a measure of "education," and despite a growing movement on the part of informed parents to have their children skip test administration days, like an invading army of zombies from a second-rate movie, standardized [...]

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