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School Mind and Education Mind Are Two Different Things – Part 1 of 2

School Mind and Education Mind Are Two Different Things – Part 1 of 2

School Mind and Education Mind Are Two Different Things - Part 1 of 2 By Linda Dobson When we compare public school attendance to homeschooling, we tend to focus on the external and obvious differences. The differences, however, begin at a deeper level, strongly influenced by how we think about learning. This two-part post looks at [...]

Speaking Truth about School, Even When It’s Not Easy

Speaking Truth about School, Even When It’s Not Easy

Once again I find an article by Peter Gray important enough to share at Parent at the Helm. This one, in fact, was written months before Parent at the Helm existed. It came out on September 9, 2009 on PsychologyToday.com and is titled “Seven Sins of Our System of Forced Education.” Gray begins by admitting that he’s uncomfortable [...]

Reinventing the Learning Lifestyle

Reinventing the Learning Lifestyle

Our diverse nation is home to many different lifestyles. One family lives simply while next door a country gentleman enjoys the lifestyle of the rich. Somewhere in the same neighborhood are people living gay, religious, or feminist lifestyles. What is it that defines and determines a lifestyle? Simply, it's  the underlying philosophy, the [...]

Defending Homeschool Liberty

Defending Homeschool Liberty

By Judy Aron I cannot stress enough the importance of remaining vigilant and working together to change or stop pieces of legislation which are burdensome, onerous, or just plain stupid.  New Hampshire homeschoolers should be congratulated on their stunning victory last week which defeated a legislative attempt to impose more stringent [...]