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To Allow and Help People to Shape Themselves

To Allow and Help People to Shape Themselves

To Allow and Help People to Shape Themselves By Linda Dobson This week many members of the homeschooling community took time to remember the life of John Holt on the anniversary of his death. John Holt was a school teacher and author who grew disillusioned with trying to change the system from within. He subsequently championed by-passing the [...]

Four New Education Bills Introduced: Rearranging No Child Left Behind’s Deck Chairs

Four New Education Bills Introduced: Rearranging No Child Left Behind’s Deck Chairs

Four New Education Bills Introduced: Rearranging No Child Left Behind's Deck Chairs By Linda Dobson What do you do when it's obvious very few schools will meet requirements of old education legislation like No Child Left Behind (NCLB)? If you're a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, you introduce more [...]

What’s a Test? Why Unschoolers Test Scores Prove Nothing about Method

What’s a Test? Why Unschoolers Test Scores Prove Nothing about Method

What's a Test? Why Unschoolers Test Scores Prove Nothing about Method By Linda Dobson On September 8, 2011, results from a study by Concordia and Mount Allison University. The study's intent was to compare 74 children living in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick: 37 who were homeschooled, which included 12 unschoolers, versus 37 who attended [...]

Ninja Homeschooling

Ninja Homeschooling

Ninja Homeschooling By Linda Dobson When parents find their "homeschooling groove," it's as if a whole new world opens to them. At some point, all of the education myths and brainwashing and training and programming about the need for a physical, human being teacher in order to learn dissolve. The mind cob webs dissolve, making room for [...]

Homeschooling Parent Responds to Disney’s Teacher of the Year

Homeschooling Parent Responds to Disney’s Teacher of the Year

Homeschooling Parent Responds to Disney's Teacher of the Year By Linda Dobson "Parents give up their rights when they drop the children off at public school." ~Federal District Judge Melinda Harmon (Judge Harmon made this ruling against the parents after the parents sued a Texas school district. Their son had been questioned at school without [...]

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