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Parenting Is Paramount

By Linda Dobson It's likely to be controversial, but Maslow's Pyramid of Needs has been updated according to information that wasn't readily available in Maslow's time, according to a Science Daily articled titled "Maslow Updated: Reworking of the Famous Psychological Pyramid of Needs Puts Parenting at the Top." Maslow's pyramid describes [...]

Waiting for Superman

Parents at the Helm: You may want to see the movie, Waiting for Superman, when it comes to a theater near you. In the meantime, you can learn more about the film in a lengthy New York magazine article by John Heilemann titled "Schools: The Disaster Movie." The lead comment: A debate has been raging over why our education system is failing. [...]

Book Giveaway Winner and Homeschooling on Cafe Mom!

Parent at the Helm August Book Giveaway Has a Winner! Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everything By Laura Grace Weldon That's right, Parents at the Helm...we have yet another winner in our terrific book giveaways! After much interest in Laura's terrific book, one of the registrants doesn't have to buy it. And that person [...]

Visionary Look at New Schools for a New Century By Patricia Kokinos

We have another guest writer today. Patricia Kokinos is a former school teacher and administrator who has written a novel, Angel Park, about the bureaucracy, corruption, and power politics that plague public education. Her website, Change the Schools, contains much more information about the work in which she is involved. Please welcome her [...]

It’s Time to Replace Schools with Learning Opps for Everyone

By Linda Dobson We can only guess if there was an equal amount of consensus against schooling before the Internet and social media. Regardless, today that consensus is obvious. The once lone voices of homeschool advocates sharing “a better way” are joined today by students, parents, journalists and, yes, even sometimes teachers who are [...]

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