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Socialization as a Religious Phenomenon

Posted on May 5, 2015 by Dr. Gary L. Welton

05.05 Gary Welton

Every home schooling parent has been asked the S-Question: “What about socialization?” The implications (real or imagined) of the question are less than flattering: Students who attend schools outside the home are socialized better because they spend so much time with their immature peers, whereas students who attend school within the home are poorly socialized […]

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Great Expectations?

Posted on April 16, 2015 by Dr. Gary L. Welton

04.16 Gary Welton

“If your children are no better than you are, you have fathered them in vain, indeed you have lived in vain.” -Solzhenitsyn from “Cancer Ward” Actually, I am not satisfied merely if my children are better than I am, for I have set that bar rather low. At the very least, my goal is that […]

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An Educational Culture: The Right Angle on Education

Posted on March 3, 2015 by Dr. Gary L. Welton


The basic problem with America’s educational system is not that college is too expensive. Nor is the basic problem that public school teachers are underpaid or that educators are poorly trained. The basic problem with America’s educational system today is that far too many children are given the implicit message at home that education is […]

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