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Why Homeschooling is Becoming Hipster

OBAMA-DRAMA Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 5:42 PM
Absent the very complex mathematics, I have explained the core elements of the above to an eighth grader of average intelligence. He amazed me when then presenting correct questions that the method I used to enlighten him should and did yield. Though this child will never go to Harvard or the Ivy League in general... I was impressed with his ability to learn... much aided by my unique ability to teach very complex principles and concepts from theoretical to real world in non technical and non-complex ways.

Who knew? My parents are cool. Homeschooling is becoming hipster. Celebrity parents like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie proudly discuss their homeschooling lifestyle. But pioneers like my parents set the trend of educational freedom.

The plan was to send me to public school. My mother enjoyed her job as an R.N. and was not bored. She was simply a creative rebel. And my father encouraged her to pioneer—because he believed in freedom.

My mother is a rebel with her own style. She once told me: “I never wanted to be like anyone else. I always did my own thing. But my...