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
URBANA – A University of Illinois professor is stirring havoc among early childhood education advocates with a new study that debunks the popular belief that earlier formal education is better. Furthermore, the report maintains that a narrow academic curriculum does not recognize the innate inquisitiveness of young children and ultimately fails to address the way they learn. The report, “Lively Minds: Distinctions between academic versus … Continue reading New Study: Early Academics Not Good For Kids
I remember the day we decided pull our daughter out of school. The day we “made it public”—this decision to homeschool. I.Was.Terrified. Really. My knees were knocking as I walk[ed] into our oldest daughter’s grade school. I liked her teacher. I had no complaints, really, except that we knew in our hearts there was something missing. We longed for more. More shared experiences. More tailored … Continue reading A Vision For Homeschooling
Everything Obama and Co. does is to grow the State and give it more control and power over our lives. “So this administration gets the law they want, and they get to come out looking like the kind and merciful savior. I think the administration is hoping that we’ll all clap and cheer, and thank Obama for his kindness, and then move on, forgetting about … Continue reading Romeikes Stay but Obama Wins, for Now.
1. Read at least 10 pages every day of a non-fiction book in various fields: science, history, literature, music, art, science fiction, theology, economics, etc. Increase it by one page per day until you get it up to 20 pages per day. R. J. Rushdoony read at least one book a day—“underlined, with a personal index in the back cover—six days a week for 25 … Continue reading How to Make Yourself Indispensible: Advice for Young People
A proposal by a state senator in Ohio, Cafri Cafaro, a Democrat, would require every homeschooling parent in Ohio to be investigated – and approved of – by various social services agencies before they would be allowed to teach their own children. And officials with the Home School Legal Defense Association say it is the “worst-ever homeschool law proposed.” “SB 248 is breathtakingly onerous in its scope,” says a report assembled … Continue reading Democrat: Investigate Every Homeschool Parent