Author Archives: Milton Gaither

SKIPPING SCHOOL: Homeschooling in Los Angeles, 1950-2010

Record: Dixie Dillon Lane, Skipping School: Homeschooling in Los Angeles County, 1950-2010 (Ph.D. Diss, University of Notre Dame, 2015). Summary:  Lane, who teaches history classes at Christendom College while homeschooling her three children, here presents a remarkable history of homeschooling in Los … Continue reading

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The premier step just that ever occurred right to Roblox

The legit treatment for take flight robux on roblox is generally all by arranging and giving your own body’s self ideas and creations. Even so this might snare generations to do. Becoming a appropriate creator desires talent and lots of … Continue reading

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HOW TO DESIRE DIFFERENTLY: Home Education as Different, not Better, than School

Record: Harriet Pattison, “How To Desire Differently: Home Education as a Heterotopia” in Journal of Philosophy of Education 49, no. 4 (November 2015): 619-637 [Available Here] Summary: Pattison, many of whose other works have been reviewed on this blog, here offers a more philosophical … Continue reading

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RETHINKING LEARNING TO READ: A Book-Length Study from the United Kingdom

Record: Harriet Pattison, Rethinking Learning to Read (Shrewsbury, UK: Educational Heretics Press, 2016) Summary:  Pattison’s name and work will be familiar to long-time readers of this blog.  She has worked closely with Alan Thomas for many years now, employing surveys and interviews … Continue reading

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Taking January off

In a few moments we will post the last review of the year on this site.  As the college with which Robert and I are affiliated has a very busy January session, we will take that month off, returning in … Continue reading

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BUILDING GOD’S KINGDOM: Christian Reconstruction’s Influence on Homeschooling and More

Record: Julie J. Ingersoll, Building God’s Kingdom: Inside the World of Christian Reconstruction (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015) [Available Here] Summary: Ingersoll is in a unique position to write a book like this.  As a young woman she was … Continue reading

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CHRISTIAN RECONSTRUCTION: A New Biography of Rousas Rushdoony

Record: Michael J. McVicar, Christian Reconstruction: R. J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015) Summary:  McVicar, who teaches in the Religion department at Florida State, here provides us with a  book-length biography of one of … Continue reading

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HOME SCHOOLING IN CANADA: A Fraser Institute Report

Record: Deani Neven Van Pelt, “Home Schooling in Canada: The Current Picture–2015 Edition.”  Barbara Mitchell Center for Improvement in Education (June 2015).  [Available Here] Summary: Van Pelt, who has published occasional studies of home education since 2003, is director of … Continue reading

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Reviews will be taking the summer off

I am currently spending all of my time on two major scholarly projects, and my capable workstudy student Robert Lyon, who has been composing these reviews over the past several months, is home for the summer.  The reviews section of … Continue reading

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CHILD TORTURE AS A FORM OF CHILD ABUSE: Homeschooling’s Role

Record: Barbara L. Knox, Suzanne P. Starling, Kenneth W. Feldman, Nancy D. Kellogg, Lori D. Frasier, and Suzanna L. Tiapula, “Child Torture as a Form of Child Abuse” in Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma 7, (2014): 37-49. Summary:  The authors, affiliated … Continue reading

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