Preparing Yourself for Home Schooling by Low Jeremy
... It won't be as extensive a list as what public schools would require, but it would be wise to have your own list ready before you do your shopping. Here is a list of important things that you should always have ready on your home for your kids' home schooling supplies. You should be able to have paper readily available in your home. This should include ample supply of typing and printing paper. You should also be including other paper supplies such as steno and college-ruled paper as your ...
Parents --- Homeschooling Can Take a Lot Less Time Than You Think by Joel Turtel
... Moreover, unlike the public school child, whose day is largely taken up by non-task activities, the homeschooled child has ample time left each day to take part in other activities — athletics, art, history, etc” So, according to the authors, if home-schooled children study for only two hours a day, year round, they will get three times more educational hours on academic basics like reading, writing, and arithmetic than public-school students get.
Parents' Complaints --- Arrogant Public Schools Turn a Deaf Ear by Joel Turtel
... For instance, many public schools have introduced classes and books about homosexuality into elementary and high-school sex-education classes. When parents find out about these classes, they frequently complain to the school principal and local politicians. To avoid these complaints, public schools often try to keep secret from parents what they teach in these sex-ed classes. Moreover, teachers, principals, and school authorities don't have to listen to those amateur, irritating parents who ...
Parents Demand Dumbed-down Tests:An Unintended Bad Consequence of the No Child Left Behind Act by Joel Turtel
... in some neighborhoods, less than 5 percent of high-school seniors would qualify to graduate under the new standards. Parents, particularly those with younger children, should take heed. You don’t want to end up with high-school kids who may not graduate because they can’t pass the new tests. In Chapters 8, 9, and the Resource section of "Public Schools, Public Menace," I explore how you can circumvent these serious problems by finding real education alternatives outside the public schools.
Getting a GED by John Daye
... Locate a GED Prep course at a school or training facility near you by contacting any public high school or college guidance counselor. For more help, reach out to the GED hotline at 1-800-626-9433. 2. Head to a local or online bookstore or the public library for GED Prep books to study at home. 3. Search your favorite search engine and find online GED study courses. They generally require payment. 4. Check your local and cable television listings got GED study courses.
The Shocking Secret Behind Your Math Blocks by Kenneth Williams
... If you have kids in school or college, you can guarantee their brains are stuck in reverse gear too. Why? Because the education establishment doesn't like rapid change. It prefers the traditional "Tried & Tested" approach. Unfortunately, as you know, the traditional approach doesn't always work. (If it did, why are there an estimated two million people suffering from 'math phobia' in the United States alone? And that's not including the millions more who could dramatically improve their ...
Healthy Body Weight by Rex Ng
... According to a survey conducted by Harvard School of Public Health, 3/4 of the participants in US rated Obesity as a serious public health issue. The high frequency of diet related ads shown on TV, publication, and internet served to validate this alarming health trend. But according to another survey conducted within 1 year, less than 10% of the respondents admitted they are overweight. Which the lead to the question, how to define healthy body weight?
Explode Your World With Possibilities by Saleem Rana
... For example, our modern day schools still use the model of industrial age training, despite the tremendous breakthroughs in accelerated learning psychology clearly demonstrated by people like Georgi Lozanov, Tony Buzan, and Win Wenger. Or, here's another example. Take radio and television. These two mediums are capable of giving every listener or viewer a first class university education. But what are they used to do? Negative news footage, social banter, and silly shows and movies.