education

As of this past December, I now hold a Master of Arts in History. That means I am qualified to teach history at the college level, but not the high school level in the State of Alabama at this time (it’s alright, laughing is a

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During the rather miserable halftime show of Super Bowl XLV, Will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas ad-libbed the following message to President Obama in the middle of “Where is the Love?” lyrics: “In America we need to get things straight / Obama, let’s get these

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The 2011 State of the Union address doesn’t appear to have left many viewers enamored with President Obama’s plans for the country. Perhaps it’s no surprise that the rumored “Sputnik moment” fell flat. After all, the “clean green” mantra lit up with squiggly bulbs just

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Amanda Read’s conversation with Michelle Rhee about American education. Since she announced her resignation from D.C. Schools and started her own website, Chancellor Michelle Rhee has been inundated with e-mails.  In the midst of it all, she graciously offered to answer some questions that I

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As science is increasingly politicized in the Delaware senate race, viewers have to wonder – what is a Darwinian skeptic, and is it safe to have one in Congress? Last week, Bill Maher didn’t unearth an archived youthful indiscretion to make Christine O’Donnell the laughingstock

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Because the occupation of “student” is compulsory and socialized, its value has declined. Alert observers should have seen an interesting break from convention in the high school class of 2010.  Erica Goldson, the Valedictorian for the Coxsackie-Athens Class of 2010 in Coxsackie, NY packed a

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After all, when in doubt, blame an asteroid.  No other disaster will do. When I was a child I once acquired a mainstream “educational” coloring book about dinosaurs.  The last page in the book featured two parrots with the caption, “This is what dinosaurs look

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How often have you looked at someone who passionately disagrees with everything you stand for and thought, “just look at the facts!  You can’t argue with facts, if these people would just look at the truth they would have to change their minds!”?  I’m discovering

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Some one said recently that they think “Homeschools are the monasteries of the new dark ages”. Kevin Swanson mentioned it in his lecture on Multi-generational Homeschooling. Ah, certainly that is a powerful ambition. We are here to guard and treasure the WORD of GOD, to

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All of us homeschoolers have something “unique” about our method of education, to be sure. In the past I have seriously questioned how successful I really am in my “school” work, but that was probably because I am undoubtedly a perfectionist. Or critical idealist…or whatever.

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