The Decision to Go Private

It’s a tough choice to go private. Because after all, public education is free. But it’s worse than free. We have already paid for public education when we pay our taxes. So when a family considers private education, the family is not opting for paid versus free, they are opting for paying even more than …

Are Computer Based Learning Systems the Future?

A Computer Based Learning System is the dream of plugging your student in to a software program, and downloading the lesson into that young brain, all the learning that is required. Well, the software does not achieve the dream, but it does provide learning with no in-person teaching, just videos. Several companies have produced a …

What is Homeschool?

If students are working from home and attending a virtual school, is this homeschool? In a way, yes. But there are significant differences in the student’s experience as much as there are differences in the parent’s responsibility between Private Virtual school, Homeschool, and Traditional School. In Traditional School, parents are responsible for two aspects of …