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Common Core vs. Classics

We’ve all been hearing about Common Core, the newest government-based idea of what education should be, and we have probably taken a stand in one way or another. We either care or we don’t, right? As people delve deeper into

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How Homeschooler’s Measure Up

A very interesting graphic that says it all. Source:

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Seat Time vs. Instructional Time

I am happy to get private emails about homeschooling with Leadership Education principles. I’ve been getting a few about Transcripts lately. This is a challenging subject for the following reasons: Each person is different and is going to study different

Posted in classics, Classics Not Textbooks, education, Physical Education, Transcripts

10 Easy Ways to Cut Your Homeschool Budget

Let’s face it, homeschooling can be an expensive endeavor. One trip to a homeschooling convention with rows and rows of booths full of really cool looking curriculum can make any homeschool mother’s mouth drool while at the same time her

Posted in Android Tools, Classics Not Textbooks, Curriculum, education, Getting Started, Handwriting

Educate to Innovate Initiative

Recently President Obama said in the State of the Union Address that he wants to focus on “educating for innovation” because we need to compete in a global world. (See the White House webpage here.) The website says this will be done through:

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