Education

Why homeschool at all?

As if there is not enough to worry about these days the BBC asks How do I home-school my children? and provides suggestions for some resources: Surely the only TED Talk needed is the one by [wiki title="Ken Robinson (educationalist)"]Ken Robinson[/wiki] https://youtu.be/iG9CE55wbtY If a parent has delegated the legal responsibility for the education of their…

The fascinating story of Nancy Dupree

The Vinyl Factory blog listed a BBC Essential Mix by the Australian group [wiki]The Avalanches[/wiki]. Their mix included a couple of pieces by Frank Zappa and [wiki]Wild Man Fischer[/wiki] so I had a (brief) listen. One of the tracks was a strange piano and children singing piece about [wiki]James Brown[/wiki] credited to Nancy Dupree… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzWAylk7G5Y…