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Because it Matters

Last week our local book group discussed The Seven-Lesson Schoolteacher by John Taylor Gatto. He was the 1991 New York State Teacher of the Year and this was his acceptance speech. Click here to download a free copy. It’s only 10 pages long and well worth the read. The group here is fairly new to…

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My world… this morning

It’s 9:30am. I’m sitting on my bed… not to be confused with in my bed. I’ve been up for hours. Jacob’s computer is on the fritz again. Darn computers. Consequently he is attending school on my computer, at my desk, which is located in the heart of the home. He needs quiet, with no distractions….

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Elevation

Here’s a clip of Jacob’s Elevation adventure. What an experience! I cannot speak highly enough of Williamsburg Academy or their mentors. They are coming to Anchorage this year and will be teaching youth seminars and mentoring seminars for parents. A great opportunity and not just for families using TJEd. These are for all students and…

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