Why we home school

My husband shared this with me, that school was for him a misery. He is a physicist, a brilliant man, inventor, scholar, lover of books (especially science fiction) and a do-er in addition to being a sensitive observer of life. He spent time as a journeyman millwright, builder of log cabins, and later went to college and earned his basic degree in physics, and a PhD for his original work on a laser application. He told me that at age 6, learning that he was to go to school, he spent his last three days of freedom outdoors visiting each … Continue reading

Home School

Home Schooling is nothing more or less than parent led education of family members, usually children, where the parent determines the scope and sequence, curriculum, hours of study, methods of teaching, teaches, guides, disciples and in general takes parenting to the next logical step. Essential and complex skills such as learning to speak and becoming potty trained are handled perfectly well by parents so why not teach other things as well?  Taking language acquisition to the next level and teaching a child to convert spoken communication into written is no more complex than teaching them to speak in the first … Continue reading