I’m sitting on a pile of links I intended to share going back to September when I got really busy. Here are some I saved related to homeschooling and education. We kept Tre home this school year and a few months later took Henry out of public school. So far, it’s working out well, though there are definitely challenges.
My Daughter’s Homework Is Killing Me – Atlantic Mobile
What happens when a father, alarmed by his 13-year-old daughter’s nightly workload, tries to do her homework for a week
200 Free Kids Educational Resources: Lessons, Apps, Books, Websites… | Open Culture
Get free K-12 video lessons; mobile apps; audiobooks, ebooks and textbooks; foreign language lessons; test prep materials; and web resources!
Teach kids programming — Medium
I’ve been gathering the best resources to teach children & teens programming?—?books, environments, apps, courseware and games.
These resources are meant for teachers and parents who want to have their children fall in love with computers and see the magic of programming.
Homeschooled: How American Homeschoolers Measure Up
A look at the history, performance and outcomes of the American homeschooling movement.
Report: Attendance Crisis in California, Martinez USD Truancy Rate Higher Than Statewide Number – Schools – Martinez, CA Patch
Contra Costa is one of nine counties statewide with an elementary school truancy rate greater than 25 percent, according to a new report by the state Attorney General.
4 Free Websites Where You Can Learn The Basics Of Game Development
Over a decade ago, I taught myself the basics of game programming and game development through the limited tutorial resources I could find on the Internet. Since then, the landscape of game development has changed drastically, and anyone can start creating their own games within weeks with a few Google searches. But let’s say you want to start developing your own games but don’t know where to start. Where do you go?