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What is an Executive Order and What Does it Do?

What is an Executive Order and What Does it Do?

For those of you who follow politics, it seems the term “executive order” has been heard often over the last several years. Whether executive orders are authorized by the Constitution and how many executive orders have been issued by a presidential administration are...

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Why Should My Student Take World Literature?

Why Should My Student Take World Literature?

Students often take four years of English classes in high school. An introductory course to literary analysis, American literature, and British literature can be found in most schools across the country.  World Literature is often underrepresented, however, and it is...

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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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