Category: Lifeschooling

Lifeschooling and the You Economy

Have you heard of the YouEconomy? You may not have ever heard the term, but if you’ve been paying any attention, you’ve certainly noticed a change taking place in our economy.   I certainly have. In fact, it’s a big part of why I believe so strongly in the philosophy of lifeschooling…because lifeschooling dovetails so…

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Article: Homeschooling Held Hostage

This ranks right up there as one of my favorite blog posts on this topic. Oh, how we need more modern homeschoolers to embrace LIFEschooling! Homeschooling Held Hostage

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What is lifeschooling?
What is Lifeschooling?

  I’ve been homeschooling for 15 years (as of 2016 when this was written). Well, 15 if you think of homeschooling in the way that I do. 15 years if you consider day 1 of your child’s life as the beginning of his or her homeschooling. But over the past 15 years I have watched the homeschooling community…

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Why Lifeschooling is not Unschooling

  The mission statement of our Lifeschooling Conference reads as follows: Lifeschooling is the process of discovering your child’s God-given gifts and talents through real life experiences that happen within the context of your family’s unique situations and missions. Lifeschooling is the freedom to educate as God calls you to, not as the Scope and…

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Article: Are you Anointed for Your Assignment?

When you fully understand the idea that God has created each child as an individual, with a specific and unique purpose for His Kingdom, it will change the way you educate! Article: Are you Anointed for Your Assignment?

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Article: Raising an Autodidact on Purpose

Here are some simple steps to raising children who are eager and excited lifelong learners! Raising an Autodidact on Purpose

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Article: 11 Ways Finland’s Education System Shows Us that “Less is More.”

What would happen if American schools stopped assigning homework? Or if children had the same elementary school teacher for six years in a row? What if class periods were longer (to allow more time on a topic) and the school days shorter with more breaks for stretching and contemplating? Besides looking a lot more like homeschooling,…

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Don’t Make Them Wait Until 40

I turned 39 last month. Only one year from now I will have officially reached “middle age.” And finally, FINALLY, I feel I’ve discovered who God made me to be. I feel like I’ve found myself. I feel like everything in my life has been leading me to this first Lifeschooling Conference. The hand of God…

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Article: A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

How well do you think the average public school is doing to prepare our young adults in the areas this article mentions? How well are homeschoolers doing? There used to be a significant difference and I believe there still is a difference. However, that difference is fading. We need to remember what is really important…

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Article: Homeschool Co-ops Turned Private Schools

I have been disturbed by the number of co-ops popping up and the increasing ridgidity (is that a word?) of them. Didn’t we leave “Egypt” behind? Isn’t the age-segregated, academically-driven (rather than spiritually-driven) culture of school, which disrupts family life and demands so much, the very thing that birthed the homeschooling movement? The increasing popularity…

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