Brett Langford, Author at Homeschool Base

About Brett Langford

Sometimes it seems like I'm, quite possibly, the only homeschooling dad out there. At 27, possibly the youngest :). I know there are others out there and I hope that they will appreciate my insight. I love classical homeschooling but I'm also very tech savvy. Contradiction? I think not. Anyways, I love philosophy.

DeVos Should Look to Homeschoolers for Fixing Public Schools (Which Cannot Succeed in Long-Run)

Posted in News on February 23, 2017

DeVos could learn from homeschooling's free market approach to education

The new era of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has already been full of surprises and controversies. If DeVos is indeed looking for innovative ways to reform the public school systems, she should look at homeschooling as a model for how public schools can be run more effectively. Thomas Purifoy of Compass Classroom said that "Public Read More »

Parents Threaten to Homeschool Kids After DeVos Confirmed by 51-50 Vote

Posted in News on February 9, 2017

I used to make fun of homeschooling but now we live in OPPOSITE LAND, where homeschooling may soon be the only way to learn science — VoidBurger ???????? (@VoidBurger) February 7, 2017 Several days ago, Fox News reported that, "Leftists Threaten to Homeschool Their Kids in Protest of Trump’s Education Secretary." Just for one moment, let's Read More »

Netflix is reviving Magic School Bus with Kate McKinnon as Ms. Frizzle

Posted in News on February 9, 2017

Kate McKinnon plays Miss Frizz on the Magic School Bus

"Seat belts everyone!" Netflix announced on Wednesday's press event that Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live, Finding Dory) will be voicing Ms. Frizzle on the upcoming Magic School Bus reboot. "Take chances! Make mistakes! Get messy!" Netflix has not announced a release date for the new series, which will be called The Magic School Bus Rides Read More »

Business Insider Claims Homeschooling Is More Popular Than Ever But Still Widely Ignored

Posted in News on January 22, 2017

Business Insider claims that during Betsy DeVos' three-hour confirmation hearing, charter schools came up no fewer than 60 times. Homeschooling was mentioned once. There are currently 2.5 million children enrolled in charter schools. There are around 3.5 million homeschooled children. However, Business Insider's claim that this means homeschooling is "still widely ignored" may not have much substance Read More »

Learn To Code For Free With These Websites

Posted in Resources on January 10, 2017

If only someone had told me to learn how to program at a young age. I would have been miles ahead of everyone else in college. The lucky kids who want to pursue a technical degree and learn some basic programming knowledge before entering college will be forever grateful they took the early initiative. Home Read More »