Monthly Archives: September 2015

Interdisciplinary & follow the money

This is the unfinished sketch of the curriculum for my 12 year old who homeschooled last year, and this year is half homeschooling and half auditing community college and high school classes where he has the interest and ability to hold his own with older kids (socially — it’s an ok fit, they all work well together, he has ‘younger sibling status’ it seems).… Read more →

My reply to this story re Vegan future / tech / food in labs / GMO – on Medium:

‘The Future of Food’   Nope. The future was already here 60 years ago; the current technology focus is a solution in search of a problem. We f*cked it up 60 years by permitting our economy to reward farming using factory made fertilizers and pesticides; by shutting down local farms and outsourcing 95% of our farm needs to Florida, California,… Read more →

Homeschooling / not for the faint of heart

A Slightly Radical Experiment A few things we learned about homeschooling this last year: homeschooling our willful, impetuous, determined boy, widely read, fierce 12 year old fox of a boy. He’s got good manners, a strong handshake, and intense curiosity about science, about literature and history, about construction and design, but him, this shining boy was being extinguished by his… Read more →