Integrating Learning, Living & Loving

Home is Where the School is: The Logic of Homeschooling and the Emotional Labor of Mothering got me thinking about how I might integrate learning, living and loving within my own home as a mother and educator. Jennifer Lois, Associate Professor of Sociology, interviewed a group of homeschooling mothers from conservative Christians to new age liberals, tracking the highlights…… Continue reading Integrating Learning, Living & Loving

Schools of more than Thought

If the economy comes crumbling down, it is likely that the educational system will too. But that doesn’t mean we should be educating children to support an economy that relies on exponential growth when the Earth’s resources are dwindling (which is essentially this is what we are doing when we agree to rigid assessments and emphasize productivity over individual…… Continue reading Schools of more than Thought