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What Parental Involvement Really Means

We often hear that teachers lament the lack of parental involvement in their classrooms, and I know that is true, parents do too often leave it up to the professionals. But there are reasons for this that are not about the failures of the parents, but about the failures of the system. My primary experience […]

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Another Reforming Education Effort

An internet friend shared this, and she shared some comments as well that I thought were worth passing on. She says that she appreciates his good intentions, but…. : “I find this both funny and sad. He is very compelling, and this is making its way around everywhere, as if he’s actually saying something novel. […]

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Homeschooling Infographic

Source: I think that what homeschoolers do is so vastly different from what public school teachers do, that it’s not really fair to the public school teachers to compare them. But what this infographic does show is that homeschoolers don’t need regulations, and they are doing equally well with or without college degrees, and, […]

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Easy Back to School Meals

Breakfasts: Make bulk batches of muffins, and freeze them, pulling out a few for breakfast each morning.  Three of our favorites: Pumpkin Maple Muffins; lemon ginger muffins,  Boston Brown Bread Muffins.  Serve them with yogurt, slices of cheese, or a boiled egg each if your munchkins (and you) do better with protein, or make yourself Microwave Shirred Eggs in […]

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Free Audio Resources for AO, year 2

The Bible American Standard Version and King James Version. Want another version? Perhaps this search.will help An Island Story Part 1 and An Island Story Part 2 by H. E. Marshall. This Country of Ours by H. E. Marshall. The Discovery of New Worlds by M. B. Synge. The Story of Mankind by Hendrik van Loon. The Little Duke by Charlotte Yonge. The Burgess Animal Book for […]

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