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Away for a little bit

Dear all,

I will be taking a short break from writing here due to the semester coming to an end. This means lots of grading and meetings. 29 more words

Sketching

Why isn't the unschooling movement growing more?

Written Aug 30, 2016

It’s really tough finding accurate statistics on unschooling, therefore it’s really tough to assess the growth rate.

My suspicion is that unschooling is growing (much) faster than you suspect. 127 more words

Research

How do the test scores of homeschool students compare to non-homeschool students?

Written Aug 27, 2016

When I started to write this answer, I thought I would be documenting the overwhelming advantages of homeschooling. However, the deeper I dug, the more I realized that the answer is not so clear. 457 more words

Homeschooling

I've got a (gut) feeling...

Here’s a sample of links to Gut Microbiota For Health’s website and some of the research articles they’ve published, mostly in the last year. One talks about the linkage between certain bacteria and motor system disorders, another about relief for constipation for Parkinson’s patients, Another is a compilation of several articles, and finally, an article that explores the gut to brain relation regarding Parkinson’s, and to top it all off, the relationship of the bacteria in your stomach to the chemicals in your brain, and how the various microbial communities communicate. 43 more words

Parkinson's

SURF Day celebrates students’ successes

Multimedia Reporting by Ginna Royalty

Some students spend days off of school sleeping in, watching Netflix or catching up on work. But over 250 students spent Tuesday presenting their research for the Spring Undergraduate Research Forum. 455 more words

Awkward Writer Moments

A conversation that just played out in my head, after a full day of researching medical information for Novel #2:

Me:  What happened to your arm? 35 more words

Writing

Peer review in the raw: N.P. Singh, the comet assay and "Radiation Research"

From Microwave News
April 27, 2017

This story was 20 years in the making.

If you want to know what it has been like to do research on the potential health effects of cell phone radiation, please read this story. 134 more words