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Sentences for Teaching Sentences

DCM in FL Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 10:24 AM
I guess the question should be: What do parents do when they want to homeschool and aren't well educated? (Well, they say the best way to learn is to teach...) P.S.: Are your posts meant to read like haikus?
Tamara23 Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 11:14 AM
Agitator - I think not know what a haiku is pretty much disqualifies you from commenting on or assessing the educational qualifications of those who homeschool their children.
goldilocks Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 9:24 AM
lcs, i am sure some parents are good teachers. but many are not.

i did not know haiku was a poetic form.

thanks for teaching me a new word!
goldilocks Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 9:20 AM
t, thanks for telling me that.

i would never have guessed!
LCS Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 7:53 PM
agitator: Your original post seems to imply that you think parents should not homeschool because they are uneducated. Not only that, but just now you imply that not only are homeschool parents ignorant, they are unwilling to learn.

You yourself fail to recognize that a haiku is a poetic form rather than a person. Although perhaps this isn't general knowledge, it still would only have taken a quick Google search to learn this.

So, explain again who it is that doesn't want to be taught?
Tired in Texas Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 5:19 PM
Well, they definitely agitate, aggravate and irritate.
goldilocks Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 12:57 PM
D, my posts are to agitate/excite others to think and to act.

i don't know who haikus is.

you cannot teach those who do not want to be taught!
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