Is Genesis History? – Documentary Notes

I share these notes with permission of the author. Caution: these are my notes on my understanding of the presentation, and do not exactly capture the ideas presented.   -Mt. Saint Helens made geological structures which we usually attribute to being extremely old. Deep bedrock can be cut in just a few days with powerfulRead more

Homeschool Forums

-Large Family Homeschoolers (626 members) https://www.facebook.com/groups/230225423659316/ -Large Family Homeschoolers (another group, 38 members) https://www.facebook.com/groups/1627937923988768/?ref=br_rs -LDS Homeschooling & Unschooling of Northern Utah (201 members) https://www.facebook.com/groups/LDSHSUSNUtah/ -Utah County Homeschoolers (712 members) https://www.facebook.com/groups/548091715279811/ -Utah Homeschool Mentors (2,358 members) https://www.facebook.com/groups/293628930774982/ -Utah Homeschoolers Network (1,140 members) https://www.facebook.com/groups/UtahHomeschoolersNetwork/ -Large families of 4+kids – Homeschooling (280 members) https://www.facebook.com/groups/137692863532395/?ref=br_rs -Utah LDS Homeschoolers (634Read more

The Ideal Classroom, Why we don’t Give Graded Homework, and Gospel Analogies

The following link is to a summary recent educational research supporting my claim of the minimally helpful or even hindering role graded homework can play is found here: click here Note though graded homework can be negative, feedback on assignments is still critical. Assignments aren’t tests, they are about learning, and thus ought not toRead more

Developmental Outline Sketch for Raising Children

Themes herein are early autonomy via accountability, home education, empowerment with adult roles / responsibility, attention to family creation, vocation, independence, & respect. Use revelation from God to you to fine tune your personal developmental family outline.   Introduction The children need to know what blessings and expectations we have in store for them. ThisRead more

Homeschool video clips from Blimey Cow

Homeschool video clip selections by Blimey Cow “Messy Mondays” (Jordan Taylor) Seven Lies about Homeschoolers: Seven Annoying Questions Homeschoolers Get Asked Seven more Annoying Questions Homeschoolers Get Asked: Seven Annoying Questions Homeschool Moms Get Asked: 10 Types of Homeschoolers: Homeschool or Regular School: The 12 Types of Homeschool Moms: ONLY Homeschoolers Will Understand These WordsRead more

National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI) Facts

It is known that homeschooled children perform 15-30% better on the ACT/SAT exams, and lack nothing, yea even excel in peer competence including leadership abilities and community service (see https://www.nheri.org/research-facts-on-homeschooling/). The following link shows the research to support these claims: NHERI research facts on homeschooling   What a great joy for father and mother toRead more

Celestial Education – Homeschooling in the Restored Church of Jesus Christ by Michelle Stone – Lecture Notes

Full lecture click here. See also her book.   -we don’t hate on public ed teachers, they are often very dedicated wonderful contributors -printing press, people got bible, main purpose of school was to study the bible. Libraries had sermons. -school was a very family centered thing -Joseph Smith was not as prone to perusalRead more

Public Education Fraud by Joel Skousen – World Affairs Brief Excerpt

The following is an excerpt from the World Affairs Brief by Joel Skousen dated 4-27-18   The entire world of both military and educational standards are falling as both public institutions succumb to political correctness and fail to support good judgment and discipline that are the key to success in every aspect of real life.Read more

Yoga Pants and Freedom-To-Do-Whatever Debate

Video presentation of this article: part 1, and part 2 Responding to “What’s wrong with wearing yoga pants in public? Why not just let people live the way they want?” Includes discussion on public dress, privileges of religious societies, privileges of non-religious societies, the grace of Jesus not being a do-whatever-you-want-clause, US dress vs Islamic nations dress,Read more

Sex-Ed “Bean Up The Nose” Reaction

Sex-Ed “Bean Up The Nose” Reaction From Slight Hope to Despair: How Public Schools Supplant Parents and Wire kids for Fornication by Nate Richardson 2-1-17 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com Some schools are pushing detailed surveys on regular and irregular sex practices in middle schools; there is much equalization going on among their peers, forcing all students withoutRead more

The Gospel of Consumerism: Babylon’s Replacement for Christ

The Gospel of Consumerism: Babylon’s Replacement for Christ (including beauty products & fashion as an alternative redemption) by Nate Richardson Updated 1-15-18 editor@richardsonstudies.com -For more critical info about this, see the film “The True Cost: Who Pays the Price for Our Clothes?” about the sweat shops which suffer for us to have cheep nice clothes.Read more