Friday, January 19, 2018

FCA Student Westin W. in Robotics Competition

January 9, 2018 by  
Filed under Announcements, Articles, Testimonials

Several years ago, professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics noticed that there was a decline of students interested, studying and graduating in these technical fields. So they formed and organized BEST (Boosting Engineering Science and Technology).

Each year, BEST issues a challenge in September to the participating teams of junior high and high school students to imagine, design, build, … Read the rest...

Test Taking for Anxiety and Stress Disorder Children and Adults.

1. Don’t be too anxious about test scores. If you put too much emphasis on test scores, this can upset your child.

2. Encourage your child. Praise her for the things she does well. If kids feel good about themselves, they will do their best. Children who are afraid of failing are more likely to become anxious when taking tests Read the rest...

The Importance of Time With Our Children  

FCM spending time with children

A young girl has passed away and is in Heaven.  She has asked to return to earth for one day – her 12th birthday.  Her wish is granted.  Imagine you are standing with her during her visit.

She stands in the middle of those she loves — her mother stands in one corner, her father in another corner, her brother … Read the rest...

Staying Current On Special Needs

Staying Current On Special Needs from Scott Newton Smith 
An update on staying current on topics of cognitive development and educational development for special needs homeschooling. … Read the rest...

Dr. Cates Featured In Home School Digest

February 23, 2012 by  
Filed under Announcements, Articles, Education Articles

Recently Dr. Cates article “A Christian Philosophy of Education” was featured in Home School Digest, the quarterly journal for Family Discipleship.

Download PDF version of entire issue.


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Educating the Autistic Child – Case Study

If you are wondering if the insurmountable challenges associated with autism can be overcome through education, please see this video of Ethan Bailey.  The video is a little choppy in places but that was beyond our control.  Much of what you see Ethan doing in this video they said he would never do.  If you’re the parent of an autistic … Read the rest...

Don’t Change History



Today I went to visit the new World War II Memorial in Washington , DC . I got an unexpected history lesson. Because I’m a baby boomer, I was one of the youngest in the

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[Podcast] Holy Day vs. Holiday

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Click play button above to stream audio or download mp3 to your computer.… Read the rest...

[VIDEO] Girl With Autism Expresses Profound Intelligence

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AUDIO | Dr. Paul Cates – Using Brain Builder for ADD – ADHD

Dr. Cates is featured in this audio broadcast with Dr. Rory Stern, Ph.D. Harvard University and Alex Doman, President of Brain Builder.

Rory Stern is a stay-at-home Dad.  He helps families understand having ADHD doesn’t mean you are broken or need to be fixed.  Dr. Stern often discusses alternative ways to treat ADD/ADHD without medication.

This audio … Read the rest...

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