Ever since the first release of the Common Core State Standards, parents, educators, and politicians have been discussing the problems with Common Core.
When families begin homeschooling, they often ask veteran homeschool parents how to find the best homeschool curriculum. This raises the question: Is there such a thing as THE best homeschool curriculum? Is there one curriculum that meets the needs of all students or all families?
The preschool years offer an incredible opportunity to set the tone of your homeschooling relationship with your child. They are a season in which to cultivate a relationship characterized by mutual delight and trust. They are a time for learning through play. They are a time to engage in shared exploration and discovery…
What is the first thing you picture when you hear the word rhetoric? Most people I asked recently had one of two images in mind. At best, people thought of a compelling commercial. At the worst, people envisioned a slick politician either manipulating an audience through smooth talk or lying outright.
One can hardly avoid the topic of Common Core curriculum these days. Common Core—shorthand for the Common Core State Standards—was proposed as a way to make sure that American public schools were preparing students to compete in a technologically complex and global economy.