Tag Archives: school

Physical Movement: Another Reason to Homeschool

If you went to classroom school, could you go back and sit still at a desk through those hours of classes now—with minimal physical movement? As an adult, Angela Hanscom wondered this about herself. So she went to middle school … Continue reading

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Don't Stay in School - musings on education

If you haven't see the educational video Don't Stay in School, check it out: I enjoyed the song. It's catchy, creative, asks some solid questions, and points to frustrations to which millions of people can relate. Myself, included. But even … Continue reading

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"I'm a teacher. I would never homeschool."

A friend shot me a link to the current quora thread If given a choice, will you homeschool your child? Why? The response at the top right now is by Hiland Hall. He says... I entered public school in 5th … Continue reading

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It's Not the System

Her laugh is cruel. "You don't know how to do this?" "I'm sorry," he says defensively. "I have gaps in my education. I was homeschooled." These two argue from time to time; they are both cut of the confidence cloth, … Continue reading

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Large Groups of Children

His blonde hair is trimmed clean and close. His glasses give the impression of a passionate math student. He teaches chess as part of a before and after school program for struggling students. "There's no way I can give each … Continue reading

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School Without Success

He works at a local grocery store, always wishing for a few more hours. He was finally able to move out of his parents' house last year. He's still wondering what God wants him to do. "I started high school," … Continue reading

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Socialization Ill: Conformity Over Compassion

Over winter break, one of "my" college kids was feeling lonely. Her parents' house was empty; she was away from the constant thumping whir of dorm life; not currently in contact with others who keep a vampire's schedule, she turned … Continue reading

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