A couple of weeks ago I had a very entertaining conversation on Unplugged Mom. One of us is playing devil’s advocate. Curious as to your reactions.

You can find the conversation here.

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  • Jenny

    I will take just about any opportunity to hear you speak that I can get, so I checked out the interview. It was interesting, but I wish she would have asked you more open-ended questions in between the specific questions, so we could have heard more from you. I came away feeling like I heard a lot more of her opinion than of your expertise.

    Thanks for posting the link. 🙂

  • Sherrill Fink

    You are always articulate and interesting. However, you were also particularly diplomatic on this interview. Well done! I agree with Jenny that I wished the interviewER talked a bit less than the interviewEE.

    You are absolutely right that it is a big mistake to paint with too broad a brush, let alone add demonizing to the mix.

  • Sandy

    The interviewer likes to hear herself talk.

  • Nancy Larimer

    The interview was very helpful to me. This is my second year home schooling. Thank you and God bless you!

  • Deborah

    World’s. Longest. Intro. (Ditto @Sandy)

    Definitely agree with the point that the “Us vs. Them” mentality really helps no one. Between the wealth of experience that home educators have with alternative curricula/methods and the newer tools like Khan Academy, there are some great opportunities to introduce more flexibility into public education for the benefit of a huge mass of students.

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