Tag: education

It’s a Great Time to Be a Homeschooler

By Kerry McDonald Homeschoolers are a diverse bunch. Our teaching approaches and learning philosophies vary. Our politics run the gamut and our visions of education reform differ greatly. Yet, despite these contrasts, homeschoolers are remarkably similar. I recently asked a large, eclectic group of homeschooling parents why they chose this education option for their children. Key…

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This Elementary School Abolished Homework, and the Results Were Astonishing

By Annie Holmquist Late last summer, Texas teacher Brandy Young made internet waves when she sent a note about homework to the parents of her students. Instead of the normal spend-30-minutes-a-day-on-homework command that parents normally hear, Mrs. Young’s note informed them that she would not be giving homework at all. Instead, she asked families to spend more…

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Beat The System With This List Of 40 Free Education Websites

By True Activist According to www.webometrics.info, there are more than 17 000 universities, but getting a degree in many of them is quite costly. Many students around the world(and their families) get into big debt or have to work over sixty hours a week in order to afford an education. Two-thirds of the US college seniors who graduated…

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The Internet Cheers This Teacher’s New Homework Policy

Op-ed by Heather Callaghan I had to share this awesome teacher’s homework policy – I remember with regret the dread of hours of homework during school and trying to get out of it any way possible… It consumed my childhood. I should have been playing, but any type of levity was only fraught with the nagging loom…

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Gardasil in Colombia: Protesting Parents Make Progress After 4 Day Stand-off

By Norma Erickson, President SaneVax Inc Last week, the parents of hundreds of girls experiencing new medical conditions after Gardasil administration blocked classes in educational institutions by padlocking the entrances to local schools. These families claim hundreds of affected girls have been left without treatment for two years while the government refuses to acknowledge the HPV vaccine could…

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Doctors Making Parents “Admit” They Are “Knowingly Endangering Their Child’s Life” with New Vaccine Refusal Form

By Piper McGowin The new vaccine refusal form, produced by the American Academy of Pediatrics to be handed out in doctors’ offices across the country to parents who don’t want to vaccinate their kids, essentially forces those parents to incriminate themselves and “admit” that by signing they are knowingly putting their child’s life and health at…

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Can You Pass an 8th Grade Spelling Quiz from 1904?

By Natural Blaze This is an easy to take quiz that might not be that easy. That’s because spelling was a serious subject in 1904. Although students in the 1900s were glued to their tablets, they wrote on them repeatedly with chalk. Corrective, squiggly underlines were made by teachers and “auto-correct” would have meant quite…

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Colorado Sends Non-Vaccinating Parents ILLEGAL Order To “Register Their Child With The State”

By Mac Slavo Here’s the fraud of the State in action. It seems that the Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment sent out a letter to parents demanding that those who have not vaccinated their children register them on a state website under requirement by law … the only problem is that there is…

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