Did you know that Ron Paul left his life of civil service and started creating a curriculum for homeschoolers? His hope is to find a way to help save America. I have not yet joined but look forward to. I think the pricing is just right. I need to wait until I have a little extra time to explore.
I don't know that we will actually use his curriculum in depth but I want to really examine the model. He had organized a set of self directed classes that can eventually add up to a middle school and high school education. The site claims that this is all self directed. You really must click here and visit the web site to start investigating for yourself.
Read about that idea here, written by Gary North called School Blog. For now ours are not public but eventually will be. We also used Blogger and maybe I need to look into why he recommends WordPress. I prefer Blogger just because I am familiar with it.
If any of this intrigues you, I suggest watching the full 26 minutes of the 6th-12th grades being explained in a video form. I am so excited about the possibilities. Now I have not forgotten that I have kiddos with learning issues and reading is a huge issue not to mention writing. I think I might just adapt some of this and the ideas into a real successful curriculum for my own kids. I do what to change some of the classes out to insure a more Catholic approach. I agree with the reasons why we need this.