Homeschooling Why and How

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Review of Homeschooling: Why and How

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Here is the first independent review of my book: Review of Homeschooling:  Why and How Fran Lewis: reviewer (I need to begin by saying that I taught for over 30 years in the NYC Public Schools in the same school … Continue reading

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Response to a father expressing doubts about homeschooling

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Father Coping with Doubts A father wrote to a homeschool magazine (no longer published) expressing doubts about homeschooling. This was my response: We, too, live surrounded by schooled children and went through a lot of what Jim is going through. … Continue reading

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Homeschooling and Paul Tillich quote

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“The fatal pedagogical error is to throw answers, like stones, at the heads of those who have not yet asked the questions.” — Paul Tillich

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Racism Among Homeschoolers

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This is from my files, but in view of the recent decision of the Supreme Court to hear a case involving affirmative action in regards to college admissions, addressing race issues seems timely. Racism Among Homeschoolers: This is in response … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin on her life with a son with Down syndrome

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I am not a Palin fan when it comes to politics, but her article is an excellent one for anyone who has or knows a family with a Down syndrome child. http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/02/05/life-with-trig-sarah-palin-on-raising-a-special-needs-child.html

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Spanking

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Excellent article covering decades of research tells of the negative impacts of spanking. It ends with a wish for some positive ideas and suggests time outs. Even those, in my opinion, are punishment. We need to teach our children right … Continue reading

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From Whole Child / Whole Parent (my favorite parenting book)

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“Awareness of having better things to do with their lives is the secret to immunizing our children against false values.” -Whole Child/Whole Parent

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Newsweek Article

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A very good article on homeschooling is in the current Newsweek (the one with Newt and Mitt as gladiators).  Here’s the link to the on-line version:  http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/01/29/why-urban-educated-parents-are-turning-to-diy-education.html

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It’s all in the words

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“People will forget what you said; People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.” ¯ Maya Angelou Please enjoy this one minute clip…….I really did. Hope you do too.. http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=Hzgzim5m7oU&vq=medium

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Quote — From Pooh’s Little Instruction Book

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  Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.  

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