New this November! Ascenders classes are S.T.E.M focused! All classes are still 90 minutes long, meet once per week, and make up a 4 week session. Each S.T.E.M. class will be themed towards one S.T.E.M. aspect. The first week Science, the second week Technology, the third week Engineering, and the last week Mathmatics!
DANVILLE, Va. – The number of home-schooled students in Virginia is rising. The Danville Register & Bee reported Tuesday that the state’s home-schooled population saw a 12 percent increase in the last five years. There were nearly 39,000 home-schooled students during 2013-14 school year. That’s compared to about 43,500 students last school year.
Jared Cochran admits that sometimes during a conversation, he’ll only half listen. It’s something a lot of people are guilty of, especially with the distraction of phones and other technology. But a class the 18-year-old is taking at his homeschool co-op in Virginia Beach has made him aware of the bad habit, and now he’s making a conscious effort to be a more active listener.
The world’s most courageous teacher, John Taylor Gatto, has passed away. It occurred on Thursday, October 25, 2018 in New York City, NY. John lived a life empowering young people to teach themselves.
My family’s computer has crashed so there will be no new podcasts until further notice.