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Survival Blog: Our Founding Fathers Were Right About Education, Too

Our Founding Fathers were right, about education, too. Have you ever wondered how a generation with one-roomed schoolhouses produced so many great thinkers? Have you wondered what types of books were available when Abraham Lincoln studied on his own? Unlike many instructional books today, the educational books our founding fathers used were designed for simplified…

6 Year Old Gets Handcuffed on Campus

Trouble with a 6-year-old? Cuff ‘em That’s what happened at a Stone Mountain, Georgia, school whose officials now are being challenged for their method of disciplining a special-needs student. According to WXIA-TV in Atlanta, the mother, Lakaisha Reid, said she and her husband arrived at the campus after getting a call from officials. “We go…

The Survival Podcast: Ben Hewitt on Unschooling aka Immersion Learning

Episode-1434- Ben Hewitt on Unschooling aka Immersion Learning [ 1:31:49 ] Hide Player | Play in Popup | Download Fin and Rye sons are educated at home in the context of a life-learning process known colloquially as unschooling. The Hewitt’s believe that contemporary, institutionalized American educational expectations create “childhood deficit disorder” and do not allow…

Survival Blog: Getting a Real Education- Why Becoming Self-Sufficient is Better Than Going to College

Everywhere you turn experts are predicting that the world is heading into some very troubling times. At every level, they say we are heading into a period of history that will see major upheavals in economics, politics, education, food production, housing, jobs, and basically everything. These major changes will effect everyone on earth. That is…