Preparedness


SCHOOL!


What if you have children or grandchildren? Do you want them to grow up to be barbaric savages? No! So you're going to have to educate them, or do you want to let a bunch of government employees do that? No! Here's some stuff to help.

In the old days, people were better educated than now. One reason was that good old One Room Schoolhouse!


TLC Academy Homeschool Page, an excellent collection of lesson plans, links, and general home schooling information.

Family Safe Home Schooling Page.

Teacher Kits

A few little home schooling links

Aztec Home Schooling

School is Dead, Learn In Freedom!

Robinson Self-Teaching Home-School Curriculum, a complete Homeschool K-12 Curriculum on 22 CD-ROMs.


Books


Awakening Your Child's Natural Genius: Enhancing Curiosity, Creativity, and Learning Ability
by Thomas Armstrong
Paperback, 268 pages
Published by J P Tarcher, 1991

Everybody's House--The Schoolhouse: Best Techniques for Connecting Home, School, and Community
by Carolyn Warner, Marilyn Curry
Hardcover
Published by Corwin Press, 1997

I Am a Home Schooler
by Julie Voetberg, Taasha Owens (Illustrator)
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
School & Library Binding
Published by Albert Whitman & Co, 1995

Teaching Children: A Curriculum Guide to What Children Need to Know at Each Level Through Sixth Grade
by Diane D. Lopez, Diane Lopez
Paperback
Published by Good News Pub, 1989

The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling
by Debra Bell
Paperback, 416 pages
Published by Word Books, 1997

Unit Study Journal (Unit Study Adventure)
by Amanda Bennett
Published by GCB Publishing Group, 1996

McGuffey's Eclectic Readers/Boxed set
by William Hol McGuffey
Availability: This title usually ships within 4-6 weeks. Please note that titles occasionally go out of print or publishers run out of stock. We will notify you within 2-3 weeks if we have trouble obtaining this title.
(re-)Published by John Wiley & Sons, 1997

Comment:
The one, the only. 122,000,000 sold. Still the best!

Books to Build on: A Grade-By-Grade Resource Guide for Parents and Teachers (Core Knowledge Series)
by E. D., Jr Hirsch (Editor), John Holdren (Editor)
Paperback
Published by Delta, 1996

Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know
by E. D. Hirsch
Paperback, 251 pages
Published by Vintage Books, 1988

The Dictionary of Cultural Literacy
by E.D., Jr. Hirsch, Joseph F. Kett, James Trefil, E. D. Hirsh
Hardcover, 619 pages
Published by Houghton Mifflin Co (Trd), 1993

A First Dictionary of Cultural Literacy: What Our Children Need to Know
by E. D. Hirsch (Editor), William G. Rowland (Editor), Michael Stanford
Paperback
Published by Houghton Mifflin Co (Juv), 1996

The Schools We Need: And Why We Don't Have Them
by E. D. Hirsch
Hardcover, 317 pages
Published by Doubleday, 1996

What Your Kindergartner Needs to Know: Preparing Your Child for a Lifetime of Learning (Core Knowledge Series) by E. D. Hirsch (Editor), John Holdren (Editor)
Paperback, 320 pages (also in a Hardcover edition)
Published by Delta, 1997

What Your First Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good First Grade Education
by E. D., Jr. Hirsch, John Holdren, E.D., Jr. Hirsch, E. D. Hirsch
Paperback, 368 pages (also in a Hardcover edition)
Published by Dell Pub Co, 1998

What Your Second Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good Second-Grade Education (The Core Knowledge Series) by E.D., Jr. Hirsch (Editor)
Paperback
Published by Delta, 1993

What Your Third Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good Third-Grade Education (The Core Knowledge series) by E.D., Jr. Hirsch (Editor)
Paperback
Published by Delta, 1994

What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good Fourth-Grade Education (The Core Knowledge series) by E. D. Hirsch (Editor)
Paperback (also in a Hardcover edition)
Published by Delta, 1994

What Your 5th Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of Good Fifth-Grade Education (Core Knowledge Series) by E.D. Jr. Hirsch, E. D. Hirsch
Paperback
Published by Delta, 1995

What Your 6th Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good Sixth-Grade Education (Core Knowledge Series)
by E.D. Hirsch (Editor)
Paperback
Published by Delta, 1995

Closing of the American Mind; How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today's Students
by Allan Bloom
Paperback
Published by Touchstone Books, 1988

The Independent Scholar's Handbook
by Ronald Gross
Paperback, 301 pages
Published by Ten Speed Press, 1993

The Modern Researcher
by Jacques Barzun & Henry F. Graff
Hardcover, 409 pages
Published by Houghton Mifflin Co, 1992

Sherlock's Logic
by William Neblett
Availability: This title is out of print, but if you place an order we may be able to find you a used copy within 1-3 months.
Published by University Press of America, 1986

Comment:
a wonderful book which uses the Sherlock Holmes stories to teach logic.

De Bono's Thinking Course
by Edward De Bono
Paperback, 196 pages
Published by Facts on File, 1994

Handbook for the Positive Revolution
by Edward De Bono
Paperback
Published by Penguin USA, 1993

Lateral Thinking: Creativity Step-By-Step
by Edward De Bono
Paperback, 304 pages
Published by HarperCollins, 1990

Teach Your Child How to Think
by Edward De Bono
Paperback
Published by Penguin USA, 1994

The Art of Reasoning
by David Kelley
Hardcover, 412 pages
Published by W.W. Norton & Company, 1994

The Art of Reasoning: Readings for Logical Analysis
by Stephen Ronald Craig Hicks (Editor), David Kelley
Paperback
Published by W.W. Norton & Company, 1994

Boy Scout Handbook
10th Edition
Paperback
Published by Boy Scouts of America, June 1990

Comment:
"Be Prepared!" -- The Boy Scout Motto, and still the best basic advice you can find about how to live life!


And of course, all the book on my "Things to Think About" page can be used for educational purposes.


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