Thinking Outside the Education Box

That box consisting of an institutional classroom with desks and chairs facing forward towards 'the boss' is becoming obsolete.  Let's not forget growing use and apparent need for the Resource Officers in the current sad school climate. Thank goodness there are … Continue reading

Homeschoolers’ Information Gap is NOT a Home Education Problem

"So home-schooling grows with the same surprising speed and volume as charter schools. Our debate about charters is rooted in some useful data. By contrast, we still don’t know much about home-schooling. Nor does there seem to be much effort … Continue reading

Testing Homeschool Knowledge

Our home educated kids get quizzed on math problems at Sunday orThanksgiving dinner in most disproportionate numbers compared to their public schooled friends and family.  Fortunately, homeschoolers tend to be wonderfully social animals and we politely deal with the rudeness. … Continue reading

Carnival of Homeschooling – Fall Transition

“The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter wools.” –   Henry Beston, Northern Farm Last Saturday our planet’s northern hemisphere rolled into autumn.  The autumnal equinox reminded us of the later … Continue reading