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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

A Very Insightful Homeschool Article

I found THIS article last week and found it very insightful and encouraging. I highly recommend newer and more seasoned homeschoolers alike go and take the time to really read it. It is an interview with John Taylor Gatto who is a former New York state teacher of the year and now a well published author.

Every time I read anything by him I feel affirmed in what I am doing and encouraged to continue on!

1 comment:

Dan said...

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Dan Hite
TedCo Software
Dan@SpellQuizzer.com