Category Archives: education

Common Core and Communism

Here are some very, very interesting reads for you to consider, ponder, and absorb.   Maybe you’ll conclude by thinking I need to give my tinfoil hat a rest.  Or maybe you’ll ask where you can get your own. First, from a homeschooling mother who grew up in another country, and has a unique perspective […]

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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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