New “Inspiring Education” curriculum to be imposed on all Alberta schools by 2016 Parents’ group points to failure of “Discovery Math”, warns against expansion CALGARY/EDMONTON: Parents for Choice in Education (PCE) today released its report on “Inspiring Education”, a new curriculum to be imposed on all schools in Alberta by 2016.
As Wendy Johnson taught a small group of girls how to use a drop spindle make yarn, she told them that in the past such an activity was a necessity.
“It’s why people kept sheep in their backyards,” one of the girls added. Using fiber arts to connect people to the past is one of Johnson’s passions. During the morning of Tuesday, Feb. 3, she taught two small groups of boys and girls who are homeschooled about making yarn.
The game went down to the final seconds. The crowd was standing – some in the bleachers and many around court-side. It was loud Friday at the McGee Center.The atmosphere was pure basketball.This was homeschool basketball.Conway is again hosting the homeschool state tournament this weekend – and it’s a marathon.
Recently released findings from an in-depth study of nearly 10,000 young adults show that Millennials who were homeschooled are less likely to leave the faith than individuals who attended private or public schools. Late last month, Generations with Vision and the National Home Education Research Institute published the results of their Gen2 Survey.
Mississippi lawmakers are saying no to homeschooled students who want play sports in public schools. Senate Bill 2329 died Thursday when 17 senators voted for it and 31 voted against it. The bill said home-schooled students could play sports or do activities such as cheerleading or debate at a local public school.