Category Archives: Education – General

Factory Farms Unhealthy For Enviornment And Your Family’s Health

The first two pictures below are of the Cobra Ranch once owned by my family in the Aravaipa Canyon of Arizona. Family ranchers typically owned large sections of land, because the cattle grazed freely for most of their food (grass … Continue reading

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Win A Free Learning Game For Your Children.

Update:  This contest is now closed, and we are not accepting any more entries.  We had said that we would be picking two winners.  But we did not have the hart to leave one mother out.  So we are contacting … Continue reading

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Educational Tips And Sources That Inspire

Vanishing of the Bees The movie, that explains how important bees are to our food supply, and discusses the current vanishing of the bees all over the world. Sciencewiz Chemistry Experiments Kit and Book 35 Experiments, Chemistry The following story … Continue reading

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American Schools Failing: Not Finland’s. Why?

The U.S. once had the best education in the world (and our farmers fed the world). Now the U.S.  has fallen behind.  Professors complain that students enter college unable to read at grade level, or do basic math without a … Continue reading

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How Children Learn

As a workshop leader for the education department at University of North Florida, and a workshop leader  for home school parents, I have noticed many things. One of the hardest things to do is to let go of the public … Continue reading

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How To Teach Children Analytical Thinking Skills

Many teachers  and parents  complain that today’s schools and textbooks  do not teach children how to think, but instead teach them what to think.  Preparing the children for multiple choice questions actually discourages them from thinking outside of the box.  … Continue reading

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Lesson Plans That Motivate

You know we all have those days in which our children need a little motivation. You know, “do I have too?”, or “I would rather play today”  For that matter we educators can sometimes use a little motivation when faced … Continue reading

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Brain Research: Understanding ADD, ADHD, Aspergers, Learning Disabilities And Other Emotional And Physical Problems.

The following information is a result of resources we have gathered on Dr. Aman’s famous brain SPECT research. It is most notable that he was able to take two patients that were pronounced “brain dead”, and revive both of them.  … Continue reading

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Teaching Reading Through Play: A Vygotskian Perspective

Experience how to nurture children’s learning to read through games. Develop best practices from the learning theorist Vygotsky’s research on play as a powerful scaffold for developing language and thinking. http://www.ringaroundthephonics.com

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Home School Conventions For Parents, Teachers, and Tutors

The Florida Home School Convention (May 24-27, 2012). You’ll be equipped and recharged to accomplish your educational mission through the more than 200 vendors displaying the latest in homeschooling curriculum and materials as well as the 120-plus lectures and workshops … Continue reading

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