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Swedish Report On Absent Children

REPORT 341 2010 – GOOGLE TRANSLATED FROM SWEDISH Source: https://www.skolverket.se/publikationer?id=2356 all children with no children have not been accommodated. This study provides knowledge of causes of invalidity absence and how schools and administrations work for to promote attendance and prevent and remedy absence. It is through interviews with...

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Compare Reading Lists from 1908 to today

Middle School Reading Lists 100 Years Ago vs. Today I recently dug up a 1908 curriculum manual in the Minnesota Historical Society archives. It provided instructions on everything from teacher deportment to recommended literature lists for various grades. As a book lover, I was especially...

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Unschooling in Prague

Thanks to www.denandraresan.com Having left Sweden 14 months ago to travel the world. We have found that a lot of our travels has been a search for a place to live and work that is homeschooling friendly and where there are great alternative...

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Unschooling memes for the week 27

Parental instruction conforms to the ideal arrangement. It is, first of all, individualized instruction, the teacher dealing directly with the unique child, and addressing himself to his capabilities and interests. Second, what people can know the aptitudes and attitudes of the child better...

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Unschooling memes for the week 26

It isn’t a coincidence that governments everywhere want to educate children. Government education, in turn, is supposed to be evidence of the state’s goodness and its concern for our well-being. The real explanation is less flattering. If the government’s propaganda can take root...

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Unschooling memes for the week 24

Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think. – Albert Einstein. As long as you live, keep learning how to live. – Seneca. Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. – Henry Ford. If...

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Unschooling memes for the week 23

Children can learn almost anything if they are dancing, tasting, touching, hearing, seeing, and feeling information. – Jean Houston. You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child. – Dr. Seuss. Tell me and...

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Unschooling memes for the week 22

I am still learning. – Michaelangelo. There are three ingredients in good life: learning, earning and yearning – Christopher Mosley. Too much of what is called “education” is little more than an expensive isolation from reality. – Dr. Thomas Sowell. The biggest enemy...

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Unschooling memes for the week 21

A machine’s natural state is to move according to the dictates of its operator. The natural state of a child is move according to his own developing brain, which is seeking specific inputs to construct itself. – Trevor Eissler. The way our government...