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How American Homeschoolers Measure Up

Source: TopMastersInEducation.com

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Marie-Juliette de Niet Vara singing The Ave Maria

Marie-Juliette is a Dutch-Argentinian Homeschooler, and very talented singer. She is studding bel canto in her residence in Holland. We are very proud of her progress. Now she is preparing her first CD.

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Minecraft in a Swedish School

I used to think that videogames were bad for kids, until I give them a try. Now, I am very enthusiastic of new technologies for kids, so far, in our particular case, I only find advantages.
Next, an articles about a particular game that Octavio likes a lot: Minecraft
Swedish School Now Has A Mandatory Minecraft Class

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Octavio in i-Fly Dubai

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New Year, New Abilities: Wall Climbing

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Happy New Year 2013

May the Lord bless you this New Year 2013

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2 Million Minutes

…The Hare darted almost out of sight at once, but soon stopped and,
to show his contempt for the Tortoise, lay down to have a nap…
2 Million Minutes” is a series of documentary films exploring how students in the United States, India, and the People’s Republic of China spend the nominal 2,000,000 minutes of their [...]

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The World is Flat & Creating Innovators

Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up.
It knows it must run faster that the fastest lion or it will be killed.
Every morning a lion wakes up.
It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death.
It does not matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle.
When the sun comes up, [...]

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Waiting for Superman & Declining by Degrees

Two interesting documentaries:
Waiting for “Superman”, The film analyzes the failures of the American public education system by following several students as they strive to be accepted into a charter school.
Declining by Degrees ,looks at what’s really going on in higher education.

The documentaries are divided in 11 parts. Look for the playlist button to locate [...]

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College By Twelve

Long ago, a good friend told me about Collge by Twelve. Now, that Octavio is 8, I am looking how to incorporate the Harding Family’s suggestions.

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