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Here’s the curriculum I would use if homeschooling today

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. The Ron Paul Curriculum has everything in it that I wanted to teach my children … and learn for myself. 26 Reasons to Adopt the Ron Paul Curriculum . . . and 4 Reasons Not To by Ron Paul Reason #1: […]

A Self-Taught Curriculum

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a highly respected academic institution. This university goes out of its way to encourage qualified homeschooled students to apply. When a school with a reputation as good as M.I.T.’s publicly acknowledges that homeschooling is not […]

Imparting fluency in foreign languages

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Most American high schools teach foreign languages, yet few American high school graduates are fluent in these languages. This is nothing new. Back in 1939, the great Canadian humorist Stephen Leacock wrote an accurate article on this. It was a rarity. […]

I know of no other high school curriculum that offers two years of business training.

Saturday, October 10th, 2015

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. My curriculum has launched a one-year course on starting a home business. Next term there will be a second year’s course. I know of no other high school curriculum that offers two years of business training. These courses are taught by […]

Ron Paul Curriculum Tip of the Week – Harvard and Distance Learning

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Third-rate colleges and universities face a major problem: Harvard has now “baptized” distance learning. This means that it will no longer be possible for colleges to resist. They will not be able to dismiss distance learning as substandard education. Online education […]

Ron Paul Curriculum Tip of the Week — Learning Tool

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. There are few educational tools more effective than a blog. Students should learn how to write. This skill takes practice. A blog site offers great practice. They learn how to use the most powerful communications tool that is available to the […]

Ron Paul Curriculum Tip of the Week – WorldCat: The Library Tool

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. With WorldCat, you can locate almost any book, and then have it sent to your local public library within days. With this tool, a student can research almost anything. All it takes is a bibliographical ID that lets your local librarian […]

Ron Paul Curriculum Tip of the Week – April 12, 2014 College: Cheaper Is Better

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Is college overpriced? Yes. Way overpriced. Can it be reformed? No. Accreditation and licensing by the government have created a gigantic cartel. Can parents and students beat this cartel? Yes. Do most parents know how their children can do this? Only […]

Ron Paul Curriculum Tip of the Week – April 05, 2014 Common Core

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. The struggle over the imposition of federal testing standards for all public school children is heating up. Texas has the plug on this. Most states have not. I think you should take a look at a video on Common Core. You […]

Ron Paul Curriculum Tip of the Week — TV Time

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Ron Paul Curriculum Tip of the Week – December 14, 2013 TV Time American teens spend 4 hours a day watching TV. This is up from 3 hours in 2004. That is a one-third increase. Awful! But their parents watch even […]

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