Category Archives: Notes From The Road

C.S. Lewis’s Stepson at the Texas Homeschool Convention

I travel to a lot of different places and meet a lot of different people. I also hear a lot of different speakers. After a while, most of those experiences become a blur in my mind. However, a few stand … Continue reading

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Observations about Second-Generation Homeschoolers

This is “convention season” for homeschoolers across the United States, so I have been traveling to several different homeschool conventions, giving talks and speaking individually with lots of homeschooling parents. In some ways, these conventions never change. Many of the … Continue reading

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A Video Blog Entry

My blog has been unusually silent for a while, because I went on vacation. I am back, and I plan to start blogging again, but for now, I wanted to share with you some highlights from a dive that I … Continue reading

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Can Courses Taken in Junior High Be Included on a High School Transcript?

I just got back from Ontario, California, where I spoke at the California Homeschool Convention. I gave a total of five talks over the three-day conference, and I had the chance to speak with lots of homeschooled students and their … Continue reading

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No, Young-Earth Creationism Isn’t a “New” Idea

I spent this past weekend in Naperville, Illinois, speaking at the Illinois Christian Home Educators convention. It is a joy to do that convention, because not only are the attendees wonderful, the convention treats its speakers incredibly well. I gave … Continue reading

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There is Hope

On Saturday, I had the honor of addressing homeschool graduates at the 23rd annual Indiana Foundation for Homeschooling Statewide Graduation Ceremony. It was an excellent ceremony with great music, wonderful speeches from two of the graduates, and plenty of tradition. … Continue reading

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Can a Homeschooled Child Take an Extra Year of High School?

This past weekend, I spoke at the Alberta Home Education Convention in Canada. As far as I know, it is the largest home education convention in Canada, and I think I have spoken there only once before, way back in … Continue reading

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More on the Flat Earth

I have written about the concept of a flat earth several times before (here, here, here, and here). Since the time of Aristotle (and probably before), most philosophers understood that the earth is a sphere. In fact, Eratosthenes was able … Continue reading

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The Future of Creation Science is Bright

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to walk among giants…well…at least figuratively speaking. I got to participate in panel discussion with Dr. Steve Austin, Dr. John Baumgardner, and Dr. John Sanford. Anyone who has spent much time researching the … Continue reading

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The Interesting Story of Galileo’s Tomb

My wife and I are currently in Italy, and I can’t express what it means to actually see some of the things I have been writing about. In one of my elementary science books, Science in the Scientific Revolution, I … Continue reading

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