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Mensa for Kids Excellence in Reading Award Program

As a member of the SecularHomeschooling.com, I am finding so many resources to add to my homeschooling collection. Recently, I came across a post in which a member shared the Mensa for Kids Excellence in Reading Award Program. It was a timely find too as I just shared my family’s love of reading! Here are […]

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Lost in a book (and there’s no need to come find us)

I thank my mother for instilling in me, a love of books. She always made them available to me and despite her rigid rules of the house, she never made me put a book away of i were reading past curfew. I grew up in a three-bedroom apartment in the Bronx. Because my sisters and […]

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Teachers are not the enemy of education reform

There is a very popular idea that teachers do not want their students to be successful. That educators are really at fault for what ails the failing education system. Additionally, there is the popular belief that those who have money have the answers. And finally, popular opinion is that newer, younger teachers are better than […]

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This Homeschooling Journey

I mentioned in my first post that we’ve considered putting The Tornado in school, at least until we get through the murkiness of phonics and early math. Each time I think about it, I have a fear. It’s a nightmare, actually, and it plagues my mind even when I think I have this schooling thing […]