Category: entrepreneur

Top 5 Summer Homeschool Hacks

Homeschooling for us means school is never out. Once we started thinking outside the classroom, our philosophy of education changed drastically and brought much freedom to our lives. Because learning isn't on a schedule. So we like variety, especially in the summer when other projects are pressing. Here are my top 5 favorite "homeschool hacks" to ...

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Raising Entrepreneurs: Kids Starting Businesses

There are several reasons we encourage an entrepreneurial mindset in our family. Briefly, because there is freedom and variety in it, and unlimited opportunity, allowing a person to do what he or she is good at and loves. And, entrepreneurs turn the machine--they are leaders. And it even goes beyond that: even if our children end ...

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Christian Heritage Homeschooling Conference, WA–I’d Love to Meet You!

I'm excited to invite you, if you live in the Seattle, WA area, to the Christian Heritage Homeschooling Conference where I will be speaking on several topics related to motherhood, homeschooling and entrepreneurship. The conference is in April and you can visit Christian Heritage Online for more information and to get registered! Additionally, starting last night with ...

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for a Complete (Christian) Education

James Altucher wrote a counter, jaw-dropping piece entitled, "The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Having a Complete Education", in which he said such antithetical things like: "Let's take it subject by subject: SCIENCE You actually need to know NOTHING. Biology textbooks are hopelessly outdated. As are physics textbooks. There are better resources online where you can learn faster without the ...

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Another Reason School Isn’t Working (Seth Godin)

I find it fascinating that there are so many angles, arguments and reasons why our current system of public education is not what children need. Here's another take, from Seth Godin, famous blogger, entrepreneur, marketing leader and author. "Do you see the disconnect here? Every year, we churn out millions of workers who are trained to do ...

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Rethinking Education: The Overrated College Degree Drives the System…& Apprenticeship (Part 3)

Rethinking Education: The Overrated College Degree & Apprenticeship

"I don’t think we’ll get rid of schools any time soon, certainly not in my lifetime, but if we’re going to change what’s rapidly becoming a disaster of ignorance, we need to realize that the institution “schools” very well, but it does not “educate”; that’s inherent in the design of the thing. It’s not the ...

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I Was a Brain-Washed School Teacher (Raising Entrepreneurs)

This might possibly be one of the most encouraging things you've ever watched, especially if you have a child who struggles with school, or doesn't "fit the mold", or hates math. 😉 Understanding the fact that different kids have different bents has escaped mainstream thought. I think one of the most harmful things the conventional classroom ...

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25 Reasons We Homeschool

  Christian parents are commanded to disciple their children. We don't have to deal with the disadvantages of peer dependency. We get to pursue the many methods of education and suit them to each child's learning style and interests. Because we believe education is a transfer of a way of life. Life is simpler ...

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Overview of Family Enterprise

An excellent overview of the family economy and the way the Industrial Revolution changed families: "In early American history (and indeed much of world history), most business enterprises were family businesses with fathers working together with wives and children, where the fathers and mothers not only passed along skills, but also shepherded their children while working ...

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Raising Entrepreneurs, Raising Leaders

Raising Leaders Raising Entrepreneurs

We have been carefully defining "education" and implementing a "life-learning" educational paradigm for a while now.  This year, we're kicking it up a notch. Besides our basic 3 R's, fundamental to any life pursuit, we are studying entrepreneurship as our focal subject.  Using a combination of inspiration (reading stories of other young entrepreneurs, casting a vision for the ...

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