Worthy Reads

Homeschooling

7 Reasons to Homeschool Through High School – TheHomeSchoolMom.com

Using YouTube for homeschooling – Simple Homeschool – I LOVE YouTube for homeschooling, but I didn’t know you could sign up for YouTube for Schools, which offers more controls over what you can view as stated in this post.  Yay!

Education: Keep it in the family – The Economist

The Itchy Sweater – Creekside Learning – This blogger is writing about her daughter’s difficulty wearing clothes and how she learned that she had Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD).

A Homeschooling Guide To Doing Chemistry – science 2.0

Double income potential for college grads: Homeschoolers lead the ranks – Phoenix Homeschooling Examiner.com

Books featuring homeschoolers – Avant Parenting

Stealth educational choice? – Educating Ourselves : Deseret News

Sorting out the truth and myth in home schooling – The Oregonian

Education

Why Daydreaming Isn’t a Waste of Time – Mindshift

Beyond Strategy and Winning, How Games Teach Kids Empathy – Mindshift

What’s a teacher to do? – The Innovator Educator – “As Papert predicted in 1980, the time has come when some of our students have figured out they don’t need to come to school to learn. They see what is happening in the class as disconnected to what is happening in their world and the carrot of passing the test is no longer enough.”

How to Turn Your Classroom into an Idea Factory – Mindshift

Educating Boys

‘Girls’ better behaviour results in higher grades than boys’ – Education – Scotsman.com – This is an irritating article. Boys are no less well-behaved than girls. They (and some girls) have different needs, including the need for a better learning environment where they can move and do more hands-on activities! This article is from Scotland, but the expert quoted happens to be from a local university.

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One thought on “Worthy Reads

  1. Totally agree with your thoughts on the “Girls better behavior..” article. So annoying. That’s the only one I’ve read so far though. 🙂

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