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Hours of Sleep

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

The National Sleep Foundation recommends that teenagers get at least 9 hours of sleep a day. Some teens prefer an afternoon nap and less time in bed overnight. There is nothing wrong with this. People are different. One size does not fit all — as homeschoolers understand. A great advantage of homeschooling is that it […]

Video editing can lead to a good home business

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

From the Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum newsletter: Video editing can lead to a good home business. It’s more profitable than babysitting. The cheapest way to get started is with Davinci Resolve 14. It’s free. The company wants you to buy a complete version for $300. But most people will not need anything better than the […]

My 10-year-old has learning disabilities and is in public school

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

My 10-year-old has learning disabilities. He’s in (public school) 5th-grade currently, but he’s not really at that level. I’d like to be able to place him in the level he can start learning in. How can I do this using the RPC? Could he be in different grades for different subjects or how would it […]

The Case against Education — Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money

Monday, February 26th, 2018

From the Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum Newsletter I recommend that you read retired Professor Paul Gottfried’s review of Professor Bryan Caplan’s new book, The Case against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money. The review is here. Prof. Caplan and Prof. Gottfried are not talking about online education, which is […]

Everything you wanted to know about the courses offered by the Ron Paul Curriculum

Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Here are the courses by grade level of the Ron Paul Curriculum. Click each link for a full description of the course. Kindergarden Introduction to Phonics — Taught by Cheryl Page. Each lesson is video-based, with instructions for the mother on how to teach to her child every aspect of basic phonics. All the worksheets […]

The Ron Paul Curriculum has two different phonics courses

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

The Ron Paul Curriculum has two different phonics courses. 1. Kindergarten Introduction to Phonics taught by Cheryl Page This free kindergarten phonics program is an introduction to phonics curriculum. It’s not a complete phonics curriculum. Each lesson is video-based, with instructions for the mothers on how to teach basic phonics to their children. All the […]

Don’t Overwhelm the Young Ones

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Don’t Overwhelm the Young Ones by Ron Paul Here is a great article on The Homeschool Mom site. It warns against this: “Too Much, Too Fast, and for Too Long.” It was written by Jeanne Falconer. This is good advice: “Rethink […]

Learn 12th Grade Physics On-Line

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Ron Paul Curriculum 12th Grade Physics From the instructor, John Hamilton This will be a course in physics. I will assume that many of the students have gone through my physical science class. While I will teach the course so that […]

A Self-Taught Course in Western Civilization from 1493 to the present

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Here’s a list of the video lessons in Tom Woods’ Western Civilization from 1493 to the Present course which he produced for the Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum. You can see samples of these video lessons here. “These courses give students – […]

Is the Ron Paul Curriculum compatible with classical education?

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Question My family and I are very new to your teaching program, Mr. and Mrs. Bluedorn. We have only just recently finished reading your book, Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style. We are slowly starting to implement your […]

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