Old Paths: How we use Kindle Fire Tablets in Our Home School

Jen author of Old Paths has some great tips here! As a busy homeschooling mother of a large family I am continually looking for ways to streamline our days and for tools to help in that endeavor. I’m also a technology lover and so I am always especially delighted when I can find a digital solution to a need. I thought I would begin by sharing why, and … Continue reading Old Paths: How we use Kindle Fire Tablets in Our Home School

CBN News: Gender Identity Studies in Government Schools

A generation of people raised on sexual depravity, that is the vision our governments have for your children’s future. It’s up to us to spread the word about Jesus Christ. It’s up to us to spread the word about homeschooling. It’s up to us to disciple others in God’s calling for men and women, as men and women, as mothers and fathers as the molders … Continue reading CBN News: Gender Identity Studies in Government Schools

I Learned A Lot in Public School

By Kelly Crawford at Generation Cedar I actually learned a lot in my conservative, small-town public school where virtually every well-intentioned teacher, as far as I knew, as well as the principal, was a self-proclaimed Christian. We still had devotions over the intercom and Teens for Christ meetings in the morning. I graduated a smiling Homecoming Queen, a cheerleader, with an Advanced diploma, a college … Continue reading I Learned A Lot in Public School

Public School Officials Harass Homeschoolers In West Virginia

By Mike Donnelly of HSLDA The homeschooling community in Ritchie County has grown fast, and officials concerned with funding impacts have apparently ordered a campaign to persuade parents to put their kids back in public school. Ed Toman, Ritchie County superintendent of schools, allegedly ordered members of his staff to contact homeschoolers to convince them that they should re-enroll their children in his school system. … Continue reading Public School Officials Harass Homeschoolers In West Virginia

Why We’re Not Going Back To School in the Fall

Last fall, we quit formal schooling. We stopped dragging our seven-year-old daughter—kicking and screaming—out of bed each morning. We no longer held our breath each afternoon as we drove up the school’s driveway, where the teacher would hand us a physically, emotionally, and spiritually depleted child. A child who held it together all day at school and unraveled as soon as she entered the sanctity … Continue reading Why We’re Not Going Back To School in the Fall

Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today

The Centers for Disease Control tells us that in recent years there has been a jump in the percentage of young people diagnosed with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, commonly known as ADHD: 7.8 percent in 2003 to 9.5 percent in 2007 and to 11 percent in 2011. The reasons for the rise are multiple, and include changes in diagnostic criteria, medication treatment and more … Continue reading Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today

4th of July Sale at Western Conservatory.com!

In honor of our nation’s birthday, The Western Conservatory of the Arts & Sciences is offering you 20% off all their American history resources! Also, they have an exciting announcement about the return of The Original Blue Back Speller, the book that helped build the most literate nation in the history of the West, just in time for Independence Day. From now until July 8th, … Continue reading 4th of July Sale at Western Conservatory.com!

Time for Congress to Investigate Bill Gates’ Coup

Editor’s note: The gap between home school students and government schooled students will continue to widen as Common Core wreck havoc on the minds and souls of the children in our nation. The story about Bill Gates’ swift and silent takeover of American education is startling. His role and the role of the U.S. Department of Education in drafting and imposing the Common Core standards on almost … Continue reading Time for Congress to Investigate Bill Gates’ Coup

Farris says, “God Granted Victory,” The Romeike Family Stays!

Less than 48 hours after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear their case, sentencing them to almost certain deportation, the Romeike family has received a reprieve. The Home School Legal Defense Association confirmed today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted the German homeschooling family “indefinite deferred status,”allowing them to remain in the United States as long as they want. “This is an incredible … Continue reading Farris says, “God Granted Victory,” The Romeike Family Stays!