Another Reason For Home Educating

Although there are many and varied important reasons to homeschool, most importantly based on God, an article I read recently presents an interesting slant. Written from a non-religious viewpoint, it is startling to find in a recent article by CNN such strongly stated options as, “Our educational system is essentially a Soviet-style government-run monopoly that […]

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Canadian Farmboy Turns Self Into A One Man Band

This Friday’s video clip from the past is an assortment of short news-clips. My favorite? The Canadian farm boy who ingeniously turns himself into a one-man band playing the piano, violin, guitar, harmonica, bass drum, snare drum, triangle, wood blocks, cymbals, cowbells and chime – together! Inspire your musically inclined homeschooler!

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New Hampshire Court orders Christian homeschooled girl to attend public school

Report from Alliance Defense Fund: An Alliance Defense Fund allied attorney filed motions with a New Hampshire court Monday asking it to reconsider and stay its decision to order a 10-year-old home-schooled girl into a government-run school in Meredith. Although the marital master making recommendations to the court agreed the child is “well liked, social […]

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Never Too Old To Learn

Kimani Nganga Maruge died this month at 90 years old, holding the Guinness World Record for being the oldest person to start primary school, at the age of 84. One of the reasons this father-of-five began primary school? Because he wanted to learn how to read the Bible for himself! Read BBC article here.

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Facts On Friction

This Friday’s movie clip from the past is for your inquisitive homeschooled child. An olden day ad for Chevrolet, this clip is full of information on friction, what it does for speed and how it impacts the design of a brake pad in Chevrolet vehicles. I can already think of one homeschooled child I know […]

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Why Do Flamingos Stand On One Foot?

Have your homeschooled children ever wondered why flamingos spend so much of their time standing only on one foot? If so, they are not alone. And while many theories have been proposed none have yet been conclusive. Now a new theory has been propose that may in fact prove accurate. Reported by BBC Earth News: […]

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Twitter and Louie Giglio

Did all of you homeschoolers jump with exuberance into the world of twitter and tweeting, this sharing and receiving of an agglomeration of random information made available to all with just the press of 140 characters or less? If you were not in the first wave of “followers” but have since hesitantly joined, you may […]

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