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Common Core FAQ’s Part 5

Common Core FAQ's Part 5

Common Core FAQ’s Part 5 Question #5: Does the Common Core provide for individualized education? Answer: The Department of Education has praised the Common Core for its focus on “computer adaptive testing” to supply teachers with data so that they can adjust their teaching styles and provide

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Common Core FAQ’s Part 4

Common Core FAQ's Part 4

Common Core FAQ’s Part 4 Question 4: Does the Common Core have a philosophical bias? Answer: Three philosophical threads weave through the Common Core—statism, moral relativism, and progressivism. The statist goals of the Common Core are implicit in the lockstep uniformity that is the central thesis of

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3-Step Plan to a Whine-Free Life!

3-Step Plan to a Whine-Free Life!

The CHOIS Connection Fall 2013 Issue printed a great article entitled, “WHINING: An American Epidemic.” The article discusses  “Wrong ways to handle whining,” “What’s a Parent to Do?, “”3 Powerful Steps,” and “Avoiding Struggles.” This is a great article for these whiny days. See the full article

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Common Core FAQ’s Pt. 3

Common Core FAQ's Pt. 3

Common Core FAQ’s Pt 3 Question 3: How is the federal government involved in the Common Core? Answer: Three sets of laws prohibit the federal government from prescribing the content of state curricula and assessments, yet the United States Department of Education has propelled the Common Core

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Homeschooling More Social Than It Sounds

Homeschooling More Social Than It Sounds

Reprint of article by Barbara Jones, Los Angeles Daily News Mention the words “home schooling” and people might envision the stereotype of siblings poring over textbooks at the dining room table or completing worksheets with the help of their mom. In reality, though, home-schoolers are out in

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Common Core FAQs Part 2

Common Core FAQs Part 2

Common Core FAQ’s Pt. 2 Question 2: Is the Common Core already being implemented? Answer: The NGA released the Common Core standards on June 2, 2010. Since then, 45 states, four territories, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Education Activity have adopted the Common Core State

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Common Core FAQ’s

Common Core FAQ's

Common Core FAQ’s This is the first of a multi-part series of FAQ’s on the topic of Common Core State Standards. CHOIS gratefully acknowledges that this information is generated by the brilliant minds at Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA). To read the entire brochure, click HERE.

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Help for Moms Homeschooling High School

Vicki Bentley is the mother of eight daughters, foster mom of over fifty, and grandma to seventeen wonderful grandbabies (so far). Vicki has homeschooled 17 children since 1988, alongside her husband Jim, and led a local support group of over 250 families for 14 years. She has

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2013 CHOIS Convention

2013 CHOIS Convention

What a terrific convention we enjoyed this Spring. Our keynote speakers…..Fresh from a state tax audit to prove that “Yes, they’re all ours!” Hal and Melanie Young, authors of Raising Real Men, and My Beloved, My Friend, are parents to six real boys and two real girls.

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