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.

NYC's "Systematic Mistreatment" of Homeschool Families Isn't Just Harassment, It's Fraud

Posted in News on December 12, 2016
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The liberty to educate your child as you see fit is fundamental to American freedom. One week ago, when the HSLDA published their article announcing they were going to sue New York City, I held my tongue. If you haven't read the announcement, here is the gist: Over two-dozen families were threatened with an investigation Read More »

Trump's New Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos a Strong Supporter of Homeschooling

Posted in News on November 23, 2016

UPDATE: After much controversy over Common Core Betsy DeVos announced she does not support it. A statement is available here on her website. If you are a homeschooler from Michigan and would be interested in writing an op-ed about DeVos, please contact us. BREAKING: President-elect Donald Trump has named Betsy DeVos as his nominee for education secretary. She is a conservative Read More »

Powerful Video Shows Parents The Shocking Differences Between Homeschool Education & Public School

Posted in Homeschooling, News on November 22, 2016

This short clip (below) from the movie 'Captain Fantastic (watch now),' contains one of the most powerful and moving arguments for home education that I have ever witnessed. The movie itself is extremely polarizing. It would be hard to leave the movie theater with ambivalence, especially if you are a Christian. Many critics have said this Read More »

How To Find All The Homeschooling Resources You'll Ever Need With Google

Posted in Resources on October 7, 2016
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This post is about to unlock a lot of doors for some homeschoolers. No matter how long you've been homeschooling, you know that there are millions of resources out there. If you're interested in following along with another homeschool mom's life, there are thousands of homeschool mom blogs. If you're trying to get started, there Read More »

Best Programming & Coding Curriculum & Classes For Homeschooling

Posted in Curriculum Reviews on August 17, 2016

Unless you know a programming language yourself, teaching programming is not normally easy for homeschool parents. Programming requires a unique mindset and lots of practice. Luckily, I would be willing to bet that the internet has more (free) resources for programming than anything else. This shouldn't be surprising! After all, the internet was built by Read More »

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