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I’m a Public School Teacher…And a Homeschool Parent

I’m a Public School Teacher…And a Homeschool Parent

I’m Not Against Public Education  I’ve been a teacher for decades. Until now, I’ve only taught in public schools. As I type these words, I’m sitting in a public school classroom subbing for a friend. I grew up in public school, I graduated from public school, my...

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The Importance of Doing Lab Work in Science Classes

The Importance of Doing Lab Work in Science Classes

Science is all about asking questions and making observations. Learning science should involve seeing, handling, and manipulating materials. This is what I loved about science as a student, and it is also why I love teaching science now. Labs and hands-on activities...

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Character Counts in Life and Writing

Character Counts in Life and Writing

A person’s character is defined by his or her actions. People who do kind things for others are described as givers. People who speak ill of others are called gossips.  In fact, Matthew 12:35 says, “A good person produces good things from the treasury of a good...

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When Should Students Take a Computer Coding Class?

When Should Students Take a Computer Coding Class?

Are Computer Coding Courses Right for Every Student? Most parents would agree that children should learn how to use computer applications such as word processing and spreadsheets. But what about computer coding, or programming? And just what is computer coding anyhow?...

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The Top 10 Tips to Prepare Your Student for Art School

The Top 10 Tips to Prepare Your Student for Art School

If you have an art student (or you are one), then I know why you are here.  Perhaps you are getting a little nervous or confused as you look at the future of your budding art student.  You may be concerned about how he/she will get into college or wonder what should...

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