Parent Advocacy and the Changing Influence of Teachers and Schools

Reflecting on the Past: An Era of Simplicity In the recent past, public education was straightforward, focusing on imparting the basics of reading, writing, and arithmetic. Schools were places of learning, communication, and socialization, providing opportunities to master skills, explore interests and talents, and interact with peers. The curriculum was limited to what was in […]

How to Supplement Public Education with Home Learning

As we’ve learned over the past few years, public schools are having a hard time keeping children’s education up to traditional standards. The online schooling attempts during the covid-lockdowns left many children and parents frustrated. In some instances, parents were told by the schools to step out of the room while their child was being […]

It’s Not Me, It’s You: 6 Steps for a Clean Breakup With Public Education

If you’re thinking about homeschooling your kids, then you’ve probably already considered all the reasons why public education might not be the best fit for your family. Maybe you’re concerned about the quality of education your kids are receiving. Maybe you’re worried about the environment at their school—the bullying, the peer pressure, the lack of […]

268. Who’s In Charge of What We Learn in Public School?

Right now, there is a battle going on between government teachers who think they should decide what children should be taught in schools. But kids do not belong to the government, and only families can make this decision. Food pyramid episode  Education Vacation Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Brittany: Hi, Emma. Emma: Hi, Brittany. Brittany: So, right […]

264. How Does Public School Lie to Us About The Way The World Works?

Public school is supposed to teach kids how to prepare for life in the real world. But public, and many private schools teach mold children to live in an authoritarian system where they are just cogs in a machine. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Brittany: Hi, Emma. Emma: Hi, Brittany. Brittany: So, during my time as a […]