Here is another relevant example, from the Fallacy Detective authors, of the Avoiding the Question fallacy. Great refresher for your students, follow this link and watch the examples with your children and help them decipher where the fallacies occur and how these fallacies impact the decisions that we make and our culture.
Archive for March, 2010
Dozens of products must be evaluated before we print our 2010 Curriculum Catalog. Watch this video to get a glimpse of the review process here at Timberdoodle. But best of all this time it was 4 young relatives, ages 2-7, who explored, experimented, and tested a wide array of new exciting products, from construction to [...]
Our cousins from near and far were here this weekend, so this clip from the Winn Brothers seems especially timely! ———————————————- Laugh while you learn and retain 800% more! This weekend’s laugh by The Brothers Winn is titled, “Cousins.” Brett and Jedd produce an innovative vodcast, What You Ought To Know, covering many and varied [...]
We just returned from our first homeschool conference of 2010. Watch as Grace explains how to get conference specials even at those conferences Timberdoodle can’t attend this year. This conference posed an unexpected challenge for us – watch till the end to see cell phone footage of what happened! Want a free catalog? Visit www.timberdoodle.com
A couple of us are on our way to Bellingham this afternoon to vend at our first 2010 homeschool conference. I hope they speak our language up there…. ———————————————- ———————————————- Laugh while you learn and retain 800% more! This Friday’s laugh by The Brothers Winn is titled, “Language Guide.” Brett and Jedd produce an innovative [...]
It is interesting to note that the reason for the current concern about Apologia curriculum is it teaches creation. MSNBC presents the issue from what I would have in the past considered an atypical point of view: homeschoolers who don’t believe in creation. While years ago it would have been unusual for families to decide [...]
Originally published in Timberdoodle’s 1990-1991 catalog Don’t you just love toddlers? They are so enthusiastic, loving, curious, confident, and innocent. However, to a home-educating mom, they are also exhausting, impatient, loud, and unpredictable. But how can we incorporate these tornadoes in with the older children in our education program without making them the center of [...]