My guys have the option of up to 2 hours of education videos per day, as part of their schoolwork. My youngest recommends the YouTube channel Life Noggin for interesting educational content! Today's video: What if you only drank milk? https://youtu.be/GyBHBZW0O44
I've decided that I'm interested in law. I suppose at some level I have been for a long time. The best class I had in college was a study of the First Amendment, as told by US Supreme Court cases. That class was absolutely fascinating, and it was a wonder to me that the language… Continue reading Law Homeschool
I find myself suddenly in the position of homeschooling a fifth grader - mine. And so, now I have to consider and implement the vague ideas about HOW ONE SHOULD LEARN HISTORY, that've been kicking around my head. Ever since I had history. And hated it. And, because I not only want my kids to have… Continue reading This is how I want to study history
A friend asked, "Why do so many people have problems with putting metal detectors in schools?" I'll just speak for me, here. I don't have serious problems with metal detectors at schools, except for one thing: It's rather security theater, than it is actual security. I'm all for metal detectors, if we don't think of… Continue reading One more thing we can do about gun violence
...it's that I'm excited, so I FEEL busy. Lots of running around this week, after Benny got better (he caught pneumonia! He's all better tho...). Yesterday Kiddo had a poetry reading at school. She'd be mortified that I even mentioned it here, so I'll just say that I really enjoyed it, and one of her… Continue reading It’s not that I’m busy…
As usual, I have a ton to tell and no art to put it together. Believe it or not, I use up all my art and craftiness in my other blog, and in Twitter, and in trying to get the site and the show better and better. I get here, and I just want to brain… Continue reading Uhhhh….
Eric's at a friend's house, Benny is down for a nap...and Sean, Kiddo and I are doing our respective homework. Sean has studying for an exam, and I have a session to put together. Kiddo's on the couch next to me (we're both on laptops, praise the information age!) working on an essay. Her teacher… Continue reading So Homeworky Together…