Conservative Christians oppose liberals in general. We pretend we have the moral high ground. We oppose abortion, the homosexual lobby, etc. Yet Christians accept a host of socialist wealth-redistribution schemes. The most glaring example of this is education. Christians, almost to the person, accept and fight for the institution of public education funded by other people’s wealth. Christians will employ every intellectual artifice imaginable in order … Continue reading American Vision: The Great Conservative Hypocrisy
I grew up in the state of Texas and all my friends send their kids to public school and they think “hey it’s no big deal because I know the Christian principle down the road. I know the math teacher, he’s a Christian, we do ‘see you at the pole’ once a year, all these good things.” I just want to grab them by the … Continue reading Crosspolitic: Christians have Lost Their Vision for Education
Thirteen-year-old Luke Robitaille was named the 2017 Raytheon Mathcounts National Champion, beating a field of 224 to take home the top prize. The competition aired live on ESPN3 on Monday, May 15, at 10 a.m. ET. Robitaille, a seventh grade home school student from Euless, Texas, answered the following question correctly to win….Read the rest here. Continue reading Business Insider: Homeschooler Wins $20k in Math Competition Aired on ESPN
“What IS art? Is it merely an enjoyable way to express ourselves or receive personal gratification? Or is art much more? Since God is the Creator of everything, He also created art. But what does HE say about it? Christians must know the value, purpose, and power of their God-given creative talents. Be encouraged to learn and understand the unique responsibility entrusted to you, and how to apply … Continue reading Come to the Reforming Arts Conference in August!
[Editor’s Note: Le Marquand shows feminism’s cards. It’s not about choice it’s about equality (i.e. socialism) Homeschooling and the free enterprise system are far better solutions for human flourishing and economic stability.] [O]nce a child goes to school, she argued, opting out of the workforce should no longer be an option. “Rather than wail about the supposed liberation in a woman’s right to choose to … Continue reading Columnist: ‘It should be illegal’ to be a stay-at-home mom
[Editor’s Note: This is an old article but it raises applicable principles of education. Education is discipleship. An educational model that is devoid of life experience, whether it’s wilderness oriented or something else, is a more than truncated, it’s debilitating. ] Government plans to introduce national tests for seven-year-olds shows just how far our exam obsession has come. Our kids now face constant assessment as … Continue reading Get Your Kids off the Educational Conveyor Belt
I write this little exposé because after yesterday’s article, some people reacted with abject panic: “then what do we do! One of these two is going to end up in the White House! SCOTUS justices are at stake! Hillary hates America! But Trump’s so bad! What do we do! This could be the most important election ever!” This panic suggests these readers have little sense … Continue reading AV: The most important election of our lifetimes
Alison Davis doesn’t see homeschooling as some strange alternative to traditional school. If anything, says the mom from Williamstown, New Jersey, when it comes to raising her two children, she’s doing the sensible thing. “You’re not going to be put in a work environment where everybody came from the same school and everybody is the same age,” she tells Business Insider. “In my opinion, the … Continue reading Business Insider: Homeschooling is the smartest way to teach kids in the 21st century