Life-long Learning: A Teacher’s Journey to Homeschooling, Part 2

Many educators who homeschool never expected to do so, until confronted with the reality of sending their children into the environment where they themselves spent their days. Others still didn’t plan to homeschool until their children reacted very negatively to the school experience. Earlier this week Mary M., a trained early childhood educator who now […]

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“I don’t like this. It is scary.” A Teacher’s Journey to Homeschooling, Part 1

Many educators who homeschool never expected to do so, until confronted with the reality of sending their children into the environment where they themselves spent their days. Others still didn’t plan to homeschool until their children reacted very negatively to the school experience. Mary M., a trained early childhood educator who now homeschools her two […]

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Teachers on Home Schooling – What They Think Might Surprise You!

In my June 14, 2013 post I shared some pretty dismal statistics about teachers’ actions when children are bullied (namely that 25% of teachers don’t see anything wrong with bullying and 96% of the time will do nothing – that’s right, NOTHING – to stop it). But there’s hope! A growing number of classroom teachers […]

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A War For Kids, Not On Kids

While the prevalence of mental illness and social dysfunction is disheartening, it can be improved. Instead of a War on Kids, as a society we need to wage a war for kids. We need to launch an attack on the root causes of these serious problems that are plaguing society. I founded Free World U […]

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Where Did My Rights Go?

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, “An estimated 26.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and older — about one in four adults — suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year.” It is not a stretch to find a direct correlation between what goes on in our schools and this statistic. […]

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