Worthy Reads

my little scientist

Homeschooling

Over 100,000 African American Parents Are Now Homeschooling Their Children – North Dallas Gazette

Homeschooler tires of awkwardness – The Ranger – Be sure to read the comments too.

The Sinister Side of Homeschooling – The Daily Beast

Homeschooling Resources

World Book Encyclopedia Typical Course of StudyYES! They put this back on the web! (Thank you to whoever told me this.) I used to refer to this, and I was disappointed when they took it off the web. Luckily it’s back up, and I think you’ll find it very useful as a homeschooling check list.

Mud Puddles to MeteorsA new, beautiful blog for all you nature lovers!

Education

Teaching ate me alive – Salon.com

My Insane Homework Load Taught Me How to Game the System – The Atlantic – This just depresses the hell out of me. via @campcreek – thanks!

When Less Is More: The Case for Teaching Less Math in School – Psychology Today

Can Afternoon Naps Help Preschoolers Learn Better? – Health Day

Boys

Yes, There’s a War on Boys in School – National Review Online

Esther Cepeda: The tough world of boys – Wisconsin State Journal

Miscellaneous

How to Fall in Love With Math – NYTimes.com

I’m an introvert, and I don’t need to come out of my shell – The Matt Walsh Blog – Thanks to Peggy for sharing this commentary with me.

Five Ways Introverts Can Be Annoying – Psychology Today – funny

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