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Dr. Cates Featured In Home School Digest

February 23, 2012 by  
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Recently Dr. Cates article “A Christian Philosophy of Education” was featured in Home School Digest, the quarterly journal for Family Discipleship.

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A Fable From Developing Attitudes Toward Listening to One Another

July 17, 2010 by  
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Adapted from Robert F. Mager

Once upon a time in a little drop of water, King Amoeba decided he wanted to teach his subjects how to have a better life. So he traveled far and wide throughout the Kingdom of Dropland to tell his people how to be better than they were. But nobody listened.

Psst,” said Read the rest...

What’s Wrong with Outcome Based Education?

Outcome-Based Education (OBE) is sweeping the country in the name of school “restructuring.” OBE calls for a complete change in the way children are taught, graded and graduated, kindergarten through twelfth grade.

Here is a summary of ten major objections to OBE:

1. OBE is packaged in a deceptive language that appears to be mischievously chosen to mislead parents. It

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What is the Verdict? Part 2

July 11, 2010 by  
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First of all, the issue that has taken Christians to court in these past few years is the “free-exercise” of our religious liberties. The issue is not that we are going contrary to the law nor that we are doing an inferior job in any of our ministries. The issue is do we have a right to act at Read the rest...

What is the Verdict? Part 1

July 11, 2010 by  
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When the state takes YOU to court, what will the verdict be? But you say, “It will never happen to me!” This is what the hundreds have said that have already gone to the courtroom for their religious freedom. It did happen to them!

If someone had said to you twenty years ago that in 1995 there would Read the rest...

Why Home School?

July 11, 2010 by  
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“Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help…” Isaiah 31: 1. A pastor made this warning to his people: If I had my life as a father to live over again, I would make whatever financial sacrifices would be necessary in order to teach each of my childrenfrom kindergarten to the end of college. If I had my Read the rest...

Which Homeschooling Program?

July 11, 2010 by  
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WHICH HOME SCHOOLING PROGRAM IS BEST FOR MY CHILD?

The truth is, your child is unique. God has created your child with an individual learning technique and ability. Not every available curriculum is suited to the learning style. Whether it’s your first or fifth year in home schooling, choosing the best Curriculum for your child remains one of your Read the rest...

What Children Can Learn and When

July 11, 2010 by  
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What Can Children Learn, and When!!!

Before the ages of three, the answer is simply, when the chid can do it. Entering the school zone is the following guidelines to help you know if your child is on target or possible has some delays.

Check List for Eye-Hand and Motor Coordination for 4-5 years:

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The Education Bloc

July 11, 2010 by  
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“HE ALONE , WHO OWNS THE YOUTH, GAINS THE FUTURE!” ADOLF HITLER

Who are the real “movers and shakers” of the educational establishment? Who initiates and funds our educational studies? Who has all the solutions to our educational woes? Who stands at the schoolhouse door with check in hand waiting to lure us onto the educational-reform bandwagon? The answers to Read the rest...

The Six Lesson School Teacher

July 11, 2010 by  
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by John Taylor Gatto, New York State Teacher of the Year, 1991

Call me Mr. Gatto, please. Twenty-six years ago, having nothing better to do, I tried my hand at schoolteaching. My license certifies me as an instructor of English language and literature, but that isn’t what I do at all. What I teach is school, and I win Read the rest...

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