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Our culture cultivates an entitlement mindset. In the name of equality and fairness, children receive awards for showing up, rather than for the accomplishment. Children are promoted through grades to remain with peers, not because of mastery or readiness to learn new knowledge. To learn money management, children receive allowances they did not earn. Children […]Continue reading
Professional education of today, grew out of the medieval guilds, associations, and the cathedral schools that Charlemagne proposed. Charlemagne saw the need for educated clergy and local government officials. He wanted to make the education available to any boy who was smart enough and wanted to. Priests running cathedrals and monasteries were asked to create […]Continue reading
This may surprise many, but when our Founding Fathers created this nation, they made no provision for public schools run at the Federal level. Yes, they debated the need for schools and whether it was a state of Federal issue. Nothing was mentioned about schools in the U.S. Constituttion or Bill of Rights. In the […]Continue reading
Many of America’s public schools appear to have a lot of good going on in them. There are dedicated inspiring teachers. Many students have access to state of the art technology. From coast to coast creative teachers offer innovative and inspiring programs. “Education” is an American tradition complete with school lunches, yellow school buses, sports, […]Continue reading
Moms, are you overwhelmed with trying to teach children in different ages?Are you tired of spending time preparing, when you would rather spend the time with your children?Do you need a curriculum that is easy to use?Are you struggling with establishing consistency in structuring your learning time in home school?Do you need something that is […]Continue reading
Are you:* Feeling exhausted, because you are missing sleep preparing for the next day’s lessons? * Spending too much time searching the internet trying to cobble together a curriculum?* Tired of spending hours fighting through long lessons that are obviously too long for your child’s attention span?* Unsure of what knowledge to cover in homeschool […]Continue reading