Am I Homeschooling a Snowflake? How to Create a Strong Thinker

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Deep Thinking | No Comments

I have been homeschooling for twenty years, and I must say that our world feels more tumultuous, harried, frenetic, and down-right scary than it did when I first started. I have also noticed students in my classroom are stressed and overwhelmed by a variety of dynamics. While millennials receive flack for being “snowflakes” or wanting […]

Five Things Photography Has Taught Me

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Deep Thinking | No Comments

Photography has been a passion of mine since I was thirteen years old. At first it drew me in because it allowed me to capture to beautiful things in Creation, but over the years photography has taught me more about life than just about anything else.  1. Patience One of the first things photography taught […]

The Great American Eclipse of 2017

Posted by on Aug 27, 2017 in Deep Thinking | No Comments

I’m continuing the topic of the upcoming solar eclipse known as the Great American Eclipse. The states the eclipse will traverse are, in order: Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Twelve million Americans live in the eclipse band; but 200 million are within one day’s drive. […]

What Is The Electoral College and Does It Reflect The Popular Vote of The People?

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in Deep Thinking | No Comments

 If you examine Article II, Section I of the U.S. Constitution, you will not find the words “Electoral College” anywhere. Rather, you will find the system by which states appoint representatives, or “Electors,” to choose the President of the United States. Each state’s number of Electors is equal to the number of senators (2) and […]

Why You Should Take Adobe Muse and Learn How to Build Websites Without Knowing Code.

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Deep Thinking | No Comments

Adobe Muse is a great piece of software and can allow students to learn website development without knowing how to do any code!   In this video, Chris Johnson discusses why you might want to know how to use Adobe Muse and what kind of opportunities for website development and possible future jobs knowledge of it […]