Quiet struggles…

•April 15, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Courtesy of Upworthy.com

Month of the Military Child

•April 1, 2014 • Leave a Comment

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Being a former military, Navy family, always reminds me of the times that Josh was deployed while I was home with our little one. The first time was when the Jibbers was 3 weeks old. By the time Josh came home, he was almost 10 months old. Over the course of his young life, the Jibbers spent over two full years out of his five without his father. Even after we became a civilian family, the Jibbers would ask incredulously, “Papa is coming home tonight?”

 

 

April is military child month. Dandelion is the military child flower.

Building the Machine: Common Core Documentary

•April 1, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Courtesy of HSLDA

Your first day on earth

•March 21, 2014 • Leave a Comment

By Kid President.

Video source can be found here.

Bouncing off the walls

•March 17, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Image source can be found here.

Joy of Learning through Play & Other Viable Answers

•March 6, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Excellent short video by Hamza Yusuf of Zaytuna College.

Indoctrination of the Young

•February 2, 2014 • Leave a Comment

“Noam Chomsky speaking in the late 1980′s about how education systems are designed for indoctrination. Many teachers have been trying to teach differently over the last few decades, encouraging greater creativity and depth of inquiry, while at the same time increasingly hampered by test-heavy requirements. This kind of helps to explain perhaps why we have the current corporate reform movement. They’re clearly trying to turn the clock back…”

Quote source found here.

 
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