Tag Archives: education

I Want to be Unnecessary

 A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary. -Thomas Carruthers   Advertisements

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Good Stuff I’ve Read Lately

 1.  Ann Coulter on Nude Body Scans at Airports 2.  Quotes from the book Unvaccinated, Homeschooled, and TV-Free by Julie CookAnother reason that hearing “I’m bored” should be alarming is because the child is looking for something to do and “being” isn’t … Continue reading

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Still Learning

 So I spent the last week sitting here listening to inspiring speakers, and yes, I learned a lot.  Some of the things I learned, however, had nothing to do with educating my children.  I learned that:My housework can be finished … Continue reading

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Fast Food Education

 This week I have warmed my desk chair for at least 18 hours, listening to The Schoolhouse Expo, an online homeschool convention.  It has been wonderful, and I have learned SO much.  Last night’s speaker was John Taylor Gatto, who … Continue reading

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The Science God

 To the question, How did it all begin?, science answers, Probably by an accident.  To the question, How will it all end?, science answers, Probably by an accident.  And to many people, the accidental life is not worth living.~Neil Postman … Continue reading

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To Teach or Not to Teach Math?

   I’ve been spending some time researching educational options lately, trying to decide what curricula would be best for my children next year, and today I found a link to a video about some math books that are being used … Continue reading

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Totally Amazing Freebie

  Tonight I was blown away by the latest Homeschool Freebie of the Day.  Often these are either short ebooks or audios on various subjects, but today is something entirely different. The product featured today was an entire curriculum available … Continue reading

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