I personally feel that to require children to go to school against their wishes or the wishes of their parents, under penalty of going to jail or losing their children, is involuntary servitude, which is prohibited by the constitution. As it stands, even parents who chose to home school are required to structure their teaching around the schools education system, which is often why parents choose to home school in the first place. IDEA classification is not permanent for all children. Children may be declassified academic performance improves. Some disabilities are temporary, and a child may no longer require services once the situation is resolved. i agree with the whole article, because it is like a crime to home schooled your children, they are missing out everything that is supposed to be part of growing up, being a teenager.
However, it is undeniable that there will be problems that arise as we implement the program, which could include a lack of budget, classrooms, school supplies, and teachers. That said, the long-term effects of K-12 education will be very beneficial to us Filipinos.
Tussin, I’m really glad you brought up statistics because it is, in one sense, at the heart of … Read more
These free reading apps for kids make it a joy to get your children engaged in reading. I see how their captivating illustrations, graphics, and games draw beginning readers into a story. Children interact with letters, words, and illustrations in ways that aren’t possible with print on paper. Some of the apps include read-along stories, which are a fantastic tool to help kids develop fluency. Great lens – I love the giggle poetry from Meadowbrook (I actually applied for a job there out of collage, but alas no luck 🙂 ) and thanks for submitting some lenses to Review Central – I’ll certainly add a category for educational kids site reviews.
I am just a person in need of employment. I’m NOT a hippie, bohemian, or free-spirit! Don’t lose hope with the Internet, more and more people have the luxury to publish their work and test the waters before diving further. Also, with the turn of this decade, self-publishing is a concept which is also gaining more and more ground.
How could anyone possibly think that sleeping outside, getting frequently beaten and abused and suffering humiliation after humiliation is preferable to working and having a safe, comfortable place to sleep, … Read more
Pulitzer Center offers hundreds of free lesson plans, powerful classroom engagements, professional development opportunities, university partnerships, and a variety of exciting special programs for educators from K-12 through college and beyond that connect students to pressing global issues and the journalists who cover them. Thanks for explaining the table, Alicia. If only I could grasp it when I was 13. Ingenira – education for most in South Africa was never very good. The expensive private schools have always been good but beyond the financial reach of most. Let’s all hope and pray for Malala’s full recovery. I thought the poem was a very moving tribute!
One thing that became clear is that with almost no actual teaching going on, after all these years of ‘deschooling’, our children are at the same level, if not more advanced than their peers. Education happens – and it happens in a natural way. A college degree is the key to realizing the American dream, well worth the financial sacrifice because it is supposed to open the door to a world of opportunity.
I am a Lawyer and found this lens having good and informative information about homeless people.I hope homeless people get jobs soon. … Read more
I think blaming teachers is extremely unfair. They are part of a bureaucracy with no real control over what to teach and how to teach. Teachers don’t control curricula, standards or testing. They have to make do with whatever materials, worksheets and curricula they are given, even if they believe that they are ineffective. They have to prepare students for tests that often don’t effectively test student ability. The belief that teachers are responsible for educational failure has lead to ideas like merit pay and compensation based on student performance. I’m so impressed with this hub in particular Tony, (you’ve been busy recently). I’ve long since felt that much of the education that young people get at school is simply a training (indoctrination) given in order to maintain the status quo, and that it’s sheer insolence, and an insult to democracy that the World establishment has decided to thrust young people into debt to achieve that end.
Facebook. Who discovered the Facebook? Where did he start the discovery? Mark Zuckerberg discovered Facebook and it started when he was in Harvard University. Today, many people are able to get their problems solved with the discovery made by this young man. He … Read more
Education serves as a driver for development and the elimination of extreme poverty. Education is transformational for individuals and societies-it creates pathways to better health, economic growth, a sustainable environment, and peaceful, democratic societies. A person’s earnings increase by 10 percent with each year of school they complete. Women with higher levels of education have healthier children. And increasing the average level of higher education in a country by just one year can add half a percentage point of growth to GDP. If you’re a secular or nonchristian homeschooler, it’s important to note that the Thomas Jefferson method as outlined by De Mille is heavily Christian. This definitely has some influence on the great books list provided by De Mille. If you’re a secular homeschooler, it is possible to read De Mille’s book and implement his ideas but you may want to develop your own great books list.
I was fortunate enough to have a teacher (that I adored and always tried to emulate) who believed and applied Socrates’ method of teaching and often said children are fresh water springs and the adults need to free the leaves that obstruct the path and help them become the rivers they are … Read more
We have been home schooling, or home-educating as it known in the UK, for eight years. It’s our chosen way of life. However, in the beginning we were filled with anxiety about how it was going to work for our children and us, as parents. Our son, Alexander was six when we decided to take him out of school, and the one piece of advice that was like gold to us was, ‘Don’t do school.’ In other words, don’t try to turn home into school. It can be concluded from above mentioned facts that education is not responsible for unemploymentIt is the education system and ways in which education is provided which are responsible for unemployment in Pakistan. The education system of Pakistan is not up to date and needs modifications including uniform education system throughout the country, revision of syllabus, student counselling facilities, setup of new vocational and technical institutions and training workshops for teachers. These modification certainly can reduce the rate of unemployment in Pakistan.
Gibbs’ research and data might be an over exaggeration for some, but he is clearly in the ballpark of expediency for racial a contingency. This is one of the amazing advancements of the … Read more
The Greeks created the world’s first democracy. Athens first started out with a monarchy and then advanced to an oligarchy until it finally reached a democracy. The democratic government consisted of 6,000 assembly members, all of whom were adult male citizens. The assembly voted on issues throughout Athens. In order for a law to pass, the number of votes needed to be a majority. But in order to banish or exile someone, all 6,000 votes were needed. Political stability: rapid and uncontrolled population growth leads to political instability because the government will not be able to meet the social and economic demands of such a rapidly changing populace. It takes you to other cultures,perspectives,views and makes you competitive in this ever-changing world we live in.
I have never really tried wiring poetry using interactive sites. I could give it a try though. This lens convinced me. If you can, vary the parks and playgrounds that you visit as it keeps it more interesting for you! I haven’t even touched the surface of the valuable information you’ve shared on this lens. My son and I will be back!
Why should college students major in STEM? Intriguing research suggests that it’s about … Read more
Browse by education issue, legislation, search our knowledge base for any topic, even chat with us live! As a homeschool mother, I am have given up being able to do many things that a public school mother can do. But it is worth it to me because I believe the advantages outweigh the disadvantages. Yes, there are some disadvantages to home schooling, but I don’t believe this lens accurately represents any of them.
Posters can vary in size for different areas of the room, but there are also standard size posters. These are inexpensive and easily interchanged within a frame as subject interests change, or just stick push pins in for temporary hanging. There are also choices in art prints; a little pricier, but adds a theme to the room. I hope you’ll find some of these educational art posters useful or, the very least, give you some ideas on how to help your child learn what is needed in a particular time of life.
In India for example, children who have just learned to walk and talk are pushed into kintergartens and nurseries and forcibly taught English, when they should be learning their mother tongues. This is because Indian … Read more
A right to education has been recognized by some governments, including at the global level: Article 13 of the United Nations ‘ 1966 International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights recognizes a universal right to education. 2 In most regions, education is compulsory up to a certain age. Increase their awareness for exploration and adventure outside of their own world. Their generation may be traveling to Mars. The PBS characters are captivating and much loved by generations of kids, so their games easily hold the interest of young children as they learn basic reading and math skills.
well then, it’s already implemented by our government (depEd), if they really like to improve our education system as the author said to be more competitive, they should see and check all schools in the remote areas also, they should try to do it to see real condition, they should be aware as it is being seen in the media’s documentary shows. need to create a program wherein all children in remote areas who wants to have better education will reach it, also to avoid child labor.
When he does ask to write I always give him a sharp pencil. I rub … Read more
We ignite student curiosity and inspire educators to reimagine learning with award-winning digital content and powerful professional development. She did nothing much reading-wise for over a year. I continued to read to her, and bought her a read-along Leapfrog. We turned reading into an entertainment rather than a learning experience. Then one day we were in Borders and she spotted some books related to TV shows and enthusiastically seized a pile of Bratz books. Way too old for her as she was only six at the time. She asked me to read them to her. I glanced at them and they were pretty awful, it has to be said. So I told her, no, but I would buy one or two for her if she wanted. So I did and, because I refused to read them to her, she taught herself to read in about two weeks. I have never taught her spelling, grammar or punctuation yet, at 10 years old, she writes stories, plays, scripts and even ‘books’. Her level of English language is amazing and she has easily outstripped her brother.
Exellent Hub, Sarah. Our public education system is at a crisis right now but it is not … Read more