Fly Pen #2

My Fly Pentop Computer bundle, ordered from Leap Frog online, came via UPS a day earlier than they ‘said’ it would be delivered. So, it’s been here since early Tuesday afternoon, and I am enjoying using it here and there ever since. Now I have to wait to get some of the FlyWare titles that…

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The Positive Method

The Underground History of American Education by John Taylor Gatto, from Chapter 8 on “The Positive Method”. … To understand all this you have to be willing to see there is no known way to stop the social mutilation positive science leaves in its wake. Society must forcibly be adapted to accept its own continuing…

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Education in America

The Underground History of American Education Someone reminded me of the book linked above, and I’ve begun to read it, online. I have read PARTS of it in the past. I find John Taylor Gatto’s writings to be fun to read, informative and knod, knod, knod respective. Myself I was part of public schooling from…

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Shellfishness

My hubby is home since last evening. It’s now morning, and talking about when I went to bed (I shall not report it, it is quite shocking) and what I had been doing beforehand last night, he got a gleam in his eye and put in a PS2 game that he’s been playing of late…

Our Room

I”ve been busy. My hubby agreed to move his “office” into the little area next to the “family room” and let me have the room his “office” was in. This is a big deal, a really big deal. His desk is long and obnoxious to a degree, but it “just fits” putting it in that…

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August begins, already

Where’d July go? Blink. Apparently (I venture to guess) many children are saying this too, since School begins this week or next week, for many. Yikes! It’s not affecting MY children, they learn at home, and we don’t do things according to public or private schedules. We won’t get heavier into things until, well, not…

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Funny Talk From Little Ones

I’ve been doing some work with our 5-Year-Old Boy, letters and writing. He knows a lot and is very mature in thought processes, coming up with interesting statements often. So coupled with my working with him, this morning I pulled out a box of Picture Cards that I have, and showed him one, it was…