What If K-12 Went Open Source?

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What if public education systems opened up the curriculum to teachers, students and parents? What kinds of changes do you think each would make and how might that improve the current state of a system firmly rooted in the 19th century? This may sound a bit extreme, but consider the Android operating system embraced open […]
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The Book Whisperer by Donalyn Miller

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The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child by Donalyn Miller, sixth grade language arts and social studies teacher at Trinity Meadows Intermediate School in Keller, Texas. Ms. Keller’s thesis can be summarized in two sentences: To make children into lifelong readers, surround them with books and let them read whatever they want […]
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Homeschooling 101: Creating Lesson Plans

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Homeschooling 101: Creating Lesson Plans is a post from Erica @ Confessions of a Homeschooler. If you’ve enjoyed this post, be sure to follow Erica on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Google+!

Homeschooling 101: Creating Lesson Plans is a post from Erica @ Confessions of a Homeschooler. If you’ve enjoyed this post, be sure to follow Erica on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Google+! Hi everyone! I’m back today with another Homeschooling 101 post for you! Last time around we discussed Gathering Curriculum, so today we’re going to…
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It’s the Carnival of Homeschooling!

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Heaven or Harvard? Anti-Intellectualism in Christian Homeschooling

Blog Buzz: Heaven or Harvard? Anti-Intellectualism in Christian Homeschooling via Eclectic Homeschooling
A few weeks ago, someone on Facebook posted a quote that went along the lines of “Raise your children for heaven, not Harvard.”  I pondered the statement for a little while trying to grasp the logic in it.  No, it still didn’t make sense.  It was like one of those … Continue reading
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First things first, but not necessarily in that order.

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Homeschool Burnout – iHomeschool Hangout & Podcast

Blog Buzz: Homeschool Burnout – iHomeschool Hangout & Podcast via iHomeschool Network
You know the symptoms of homeschool burnout: lethargy, […]
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Tolerance: My Article Picked up on The Christian Post

Blog Buzz: Tolerance: My Article Picked up on The Christian Post via Front Line Moms & DadsFront Line Moms & Dads | Tackling the Sticky Subjects…Building Families that Stand
By Lisa Cherry I’m a guest contributor this week at The Christian Post. They published my article The Definition of Tolerance. Tolerance is such a hot button in our world today. Check it out!   The Definition of Tolerance By Lisa Cherry, CP Guest Contributor February 4, 2014|4:24 pm When I was a girl, Mama […]
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Are you hesitant to tell people you homeschool?

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Homeschooling in the Education Debate

Blog Buzz: Homeschooling in the Education Debate via Corn and Oil

An up-state New York radio station talks about homeschooling, as related to the Education Scene.  The home education lifestyle doesn’t compare to a public school classroom, while the powers-that-be are paying attention to the entire money issue. How does homeschooling … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid to Teach Science

Blog Buzz: Don’t Be Afraid to Teach Science via About.com Homeschooling

Solar cooker comparisonsOne subject that gets a lot of new homeschoolers nervous is science. It’s really not necessary to equip your home with a full-fledged laboratory to fun and meaningful experiments and activities.

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How do homeschoolers get into college?

Blog Buzz: How do homeschoolers get into college? via Penelope Trunk Homeschooling
Homeschooling is a big risk on the part of a parent—it’s going against what society tells us is right to do with our kids – and it can seem even riskier if you think your kid might not be able to go to college. I’m not saying college is necessary – it’s not. But knowing that…
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4 Ways To Be Nice and a Great Kindle Single on the Power of Smiles

Blog Buzz: 4 Ways To Be Nice and a Great Kindle Single on the Power of Smiles via davisfnp
Is it that hard to be nice?  It makes you feel good and the receiver of your niceness feel even better.  Yeah, I know it’s not so easy first thing in the morning when it’s still dark and you drag … Continue reading
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Powers of Ten: Powerful Teaching Resources

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Update on Romeike Homeschooling Asylum Case – legal Insurrection (blog)

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Update on Romeike Homeschooling Asylum Case
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We have been covering the case of the Romeikes, devout Christians from Germany who wanted to homeschool their children because of what they perceived as the secularist agenda in German public schools. They fled and sought asylum in the U.S. after 

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Homeschool ADD and ADHD

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As a classroom teacher for many years, I saw how difficult it was for the ADD/ADHD child to thrive in a typical class setting. Often disheartened by constant poor grades, these children seem to simply become the class “distraction” and their education begins to take a back seat in just trying to make them behave. […]
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You Might Be a Literature Based Homeschool If

Blog Buzz: You Might Be a Literature Based Homeschool If via peacecreekontheprairie.com

My oldest two children love to read, they read in the car, they read during their free time, they read during our nap/rest time, they read when they should be doing chores, they read to their siblings, and well, they read to get out of trouble.  My husband and I both love to read also. …

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Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Convention 2014

Our chore routine is set up using Easy Peasy Chores. Easy to adapt to accommodate to your family’s often changing routines.

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Gathering our history reading for 2013-2014 using the book lists in our awesome TruthQuest History guides.


Our Favorite Reading and Spelling Curriculum. It will help those with vision challenges, speech issues and more.

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Homeschool Math Choices for a Future Scientist or Computer Programmer

Blog Buzz: Homeschool Math Choices for a Future Scientist or Computer Programmer via Eclectic Homeschooling
With children who desire a future in science and computers, math is important in our household.  This post is part of the Virtual Curriculum Fair: Discovering Patterns in Mathematics, Logic, or Science series.  Check out the links at the bottom of this post to read how others approach math, logic, … Continue reading
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Thou shalt not commit logical fallacies

Blog Buzz: Thou shalt not commit logical fallacies via Trivium Pursuit
A logical fallacy is a flaw in reasoning. Logical fallacies are like tricks or illusions of thought, and they’re often very sneakily used by politicians and the media to fool people. Don’t be fooled! This website has been designed to help you identify and call out dodgy logic wherever it may raise its ugly, incoherent […]
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New to Homeschooling? Take Time to Decompress

Blog Buzz: New to Homeschooling? Take Time to Decompress via About.com Homeschooling

School buildingLots of new parents are jumping on the homeschooling bandwagon this time of year. When families make that choice midyear, it’s usually because things were not going well at school in the fall. And often that means both parents and kids are stressed to the max.

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