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Parenting: Teaching Responsibility, not Blame

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October Parenting Value Part 1

From Richard and Linda Eyre

Self-Reliance and Potential: General Methods

1. Praise. Reinforce your children’s self-image and individuality and build their confidence — that is required for self-reliance. 704 more words

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Do You Know One Name?

Image a kid who has no regard for right and wrong, absolutely no self-worth, and lives in the false perception that he has zero prospects of ever achieving greatness by working hard and playing fair. 671 more words

Don Shomette

Is Your (Homeschool) Pride Showing?

So, maybe you and your family are homeschool veterans. You’ve been at it for a few years now, you’ve got a handle on how it works, the kids are well-behaved most of the time, and they are doing… 871 more words


Weekly Challenge for #EnviroEd # 45 - Creating Outdoor Games to Highlight Understanding

I am a huge fan of organized sports – don’t get me wrong. There are few things better for teaching cooperation, teamwork, empathy and passion than working with others towards a common goal. 284 more words

Weekly Challenge For Environmental Education

What is in a name? What shall we call it?

In the Drabsch (2013) e-brief to the NSW Parliament, Home Education in NSW, it is reported that distance education is not considered to be a form of home education/home schooling by the NSW Department of Education, because the children are directly enrolled in a Department controlled school, and are subject to Department supervised schooling.  1,022 more words


Christian Character and Children's Literature

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William McGuffey’s Great Educational Legacy

Parents and Homeschoolers: These wonderful books not only teach children to read, but provide classic character education as well. 557 more words

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Embracing Diversity II

I discovered this image earlier today on Twitter, and it stayed with me the rest of the day.  What I wouldn’t give to have every student in my school understand and embody this idea beginning at age 5. 12 more words