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Close the Schools in 5 years, Part VIII – Families Prepare For The First Year Closures (Part II)

By Steven David Horwich

Tweet We’re discussing the “forces” which must be controlled or harnessed in order to homeschool successfully. Those forces are: – The parent (or homeschool teachers) ability to learn and teach. – Changing logistics and legalities. – The student’s needs, wants, interests and skills. There are others, but these will do to start this discussion. Let’s […]

Close the Schools in 5 years, Part IV – Developing a replacement for schools (Part II)

By Steven David Horwich

Tweet We were discussing the options families would be faced with as we close 1/5th of all public schools, each year. (I suggest strongly reading the previous article in this series. That said, here is it’s last paragraph: They would be heavily encouraged to take option number one – homeschooling. (Option two – private sector […]

Close the Schools in 5 years, Part III – Developing a replacement for schools (Part I)

By Steven David Horwich

Tweet WHY WE NEED TO DO THIS: We’ve been discussing closing all public schools in the United States. My plan includes the closing of 1/5th of the schools in each school district, each year over a five year period. This gradual closing of schools would allow families who will need time to morph into homeschooling […]

A Worldwide Pig Trough – Schools In Your Country

By Steven David Horwich

Tweet Sometimes I fall into the mistaken belief that it is in my own nation, the United States, where corruption and greed are destroying any value that schools might have had. It is certainly true that public education in the United States is generally a cesspool of greed and terrible results, for many reasons – […]

SWEET AND SOUR – ICE CREAM AND IGNORANCE

By Steven David Horwich

Tweet Ignorance is not its own reward, contrary to the beliefs of the ignorant. Ignorance is a contagious blight that can cripple the lives of far more than the ignorant. Here is a simple example. A few days ago, a friend and I went out for ice cream. We drove a while to our favorite […]

Another free webinar is on the way!

By Steven David Horwich

Tweet On Tuesday, March 29 at noon Pacific Standard time, I’ll be delivering another free webinar about homeschooling. This one will cover those difficult questions most parents ask themselves at some point in their homeschooling career, such as “am I doing the right thing?”; “Who am I to teach a child”; “Is my child actually […]

A letter to an “older” student

By Steven David Horwich

Tweet I received a post on our Yahoo Group from a mom with an obviously very bright son named Bennett. He’s at the end of his “High School” career and is a writer. He’s decided to continue his education at home, for some years to come. Fortunately, mom is thrilled as he sounds like a […]

You can hear yesterday’s webinar

By Steven David Horwich

Tweet We’ve posted a podcast of yesterdays webinar which you can listen to on our site, or download, as you wish. It’s about an hour long, and covered how to make homeschool more creative, and how to encourage the student’s creativity. The link: www.ConnectTheThoughts.net/webinar.php The next webinar will be inn three weeks, Tuesday the 29th, […]

I’m doing a free webinar tomorrow about homeschooling

By Steven David Horwich

Tweet Hi folks, Tomorrow (Tuesday, March 8) at noon Los Angeles time, I’ll be delivering a free webinar about creativity and homeschooling. We still have room for more people to sign up. You can join in, and either listen or ask questions. (You need a phone. The same charges apply as if you were calling […]

A Woman Issues Her Educational Curse

By Steven David Horwich

Tweet A woman named Katherine responded to the last story, but unfortunately her response was lost in Internet limbo. It basically said that my last article (about Providence, Rhode Island firing its teachers) was idiotic (the most idiotic she’d ever read), and that she hoped that the schools all closed so that parents would have […]

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