Tag Archive: education

Was Anne Frank a Homeschooler?

I love books. I’m always reading something. I go back and forth between fiction and nonfiction. However, my love of books can get expensive! So recently I decided to re-read books that I already have on my shelves. Many I haven’t read for (literally) decades. One of the books I decided to re-read was Anne…




Checklist for Your School Year

While I realize many readers may have already begun their school year by now (or school year-round) this post can help you work out the bugs and keep you on track throughout your school year. I recommend you look for the “print this post” icon at the bottom of the post so you can have…




Should Homeschooling Be Fun?

Some months back I was reading a homeschooling article where the author contended that one of the problems with the education system today is that learning is expected to be “fun” all the time.  And I agree with her. On the other hand, I often talk on this blog about ways you can keep your…




How You Can Help Protect Parental Rights

With the 4th of July on our minds, and all it represents, I thought it would be a good time to post about the critical Parental Rights Amendment.  I’ve written about the amendment before, but until it passes the PRA has to be re-introduced to Congress every year.  So this information bears repeating. The information…




The Seven Laws of the Learner (A Review)

Everyone – or I should say – everyone who makes reading a habit, has at least one book that they have read that they can say “changed their life.”  The Seven Laws of the Learner (tagline: “How to Teach Almost Anything to Practically Anyone”) is one of those books for me. While this book may seem…




How to Home-School: Eclectic Method

  This is my sixth and final post on “Teaching Methods.” The eclectic method of home-schooling may seem self-explanatory, but I think it’s worth taking a look at since the vast majority of home-schoolers are using this method.  While I have no hard data to support that statement, my experience of knowing home-schoolers for over twenty years…