Posts Tagged ‘Time Magazine’

This post reviews Quinn Cummings, The Year of Learning Dangerously: Adventures in Homeschooling (New York: Penguin, 2012).

I decided that since this book has been getting so much media attention I should review it.  Cummings is a fascinating woman–Academy Award nominated child star, prolific blogger, and author of now two entertaining memoirs.  This book, her most recent memoir, has been featured on the Diane Rehm Show, in Time Magazine, on Fox News, and all over the internet.

What, if anything, does it offer to homeschool researchers?  Well, first it offers a lot of fun.  (more…)

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This post briefly reviews Monica Martinez, “The Learning Economy” in Phi Delta Kappan 91, no. 6 (March 2010): 74-75.  [Available here]

Martinez, president of New Tech Network, a subsidiary of the KnowledgeWorks Foundation, a private company whose aim is “to transform education in the US from a world of schooling to a world of learning,” here provides a brief but interesting way of thinking about the increasing variety of educational options parents are using.  (more…)

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