“Then Elihu said: ‘Hear my words, you wise men;  listen to me, you men of learning. For the ear tests words as the tongue tastes food. Let us discern for ourselves what is right; let us learn together what is good” (Job 34). (NIV)




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CLIMATE CHANGE

National Center for Policy Analysis - http://www.ncpa.org

Natural Resources Defense Council - http://www.nrdc.org/reference/kids.asp

Climate Depot: A project of CFACT – http://www.climatedepot.com/

ESchool Today - http://www.eschooltoday.com/climate-change/climate-change-fact-sheet-for-kids.html (This is one for the kids I didn’t mention in the book. No surprise that it advocates global warming caused by humans.)

Humanbeingsfirst – http://print-humanbeingsfirst.blogspot.com/2009/11/let-co-conspiracy-theorist-climategate.html

Monckton, Christopher. The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley. 2013. “The Logical Case Against Climate Panic.” Online: Science & Public Policy Institute - http://scienceandpublicpolicy.org/images/stories/papers/originals/logical_case.pdf

Watts Up With That?: The world’s most viewed site on global warming and climate change. http://wattsupwiththat.com/

CREATION

Answers in Genesis - Creation, Evolution, Christian Apologetics. (2013). http://www.answersingenesis.org/

Creation Ministries International - http://creation.com/

Creation Moments - http://www.creationmoments.com/

The Creation Research Society -  http://www.creationresearch.org/

Creation Resources Trust - http://www.crt.org.uk/

Creation Studies Institute - Creation, Science, Evolution, and Origins from a Creationist and Biblical perspective - http://www.creationstudies.org/

Hubblesite - http://hubblesite.org/gallery/

The Intelligent Design and Evolution Awareness (IDEA) Center http://www.ideacenter.org/

Institute for Creation Research. 2009, http://www.icr.org/

Lutheran Science Institute. 13 Jan 2010). 2009, http://www.lutheranscience.org/index.html

National Center for Science Education 2013. http://ncse.com

Nature.com 2013 http://www.nature.com/news/evolution-makes-the-grade-1.13318#design

Rational Wiki (An evaluation of intelligent design from a critical, non-biblical viewpoint) http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Intelligent_Design

Reasons To Believe: Where Modern Science & Faith Converge. (2013). http://www.reasons.org/

FUTURE

Common Core: Education Without Representation – https://whatiscommoncore.wordpress.com/

HSLDA: Common Core Issues – https://www.hslda.org/commoncore/default.aspx

Student Privacy Matters – http://www.studentprivacymatters.org/

The Heritage Foundation website - http://www.heritage.org

Thomas B. Fordham Institute report titled, “Putting a Price Tag on the Common Core: How Much Will Smart Implementation Cost?” http://www.edexcellencemedia.net/publications/2012/20120530-Putting-A-Price-Tag-on-the-Common-Core/20120530-Putting-a-Price-Tag-on-the-Common-Core-FINAL.pdf

GENDER

"Celebrate NEA's Read across America: Lessons for Grades K–5." Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) - http://www.glsen.org/article/celebrate-neas-read-across-america-lessons-grades-k-5

Chapman, Michael W. "Johns Hopkins Psychiatrist: Transgender Is ‘Mental Disorder;' Sex Change ‘Biologically Impossible’." Cnsnews.com - http://cnsnews.com/news/article/michael-w-chapman/johns-hopkins-psychiatrist-transgender-mental-disorder-sex-change

Lukoff, Kyle. "Evaluating Transgender Picture Books; Calling for Better Ones." School Library Journal -  http://www.slj.com/2015/05/diversity/evaluating-transgender-picture-books-requesting-better-ones/

GENDER - A CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE

Missouri Synod’s Commission on Theology and Church Relations. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. “Gender Identity Disorder or Gender Dysphoria in Christian Perspective” http://www.lcms.org/docs/3012

Hein, Pastor James,WELS. "The Soul of Caitlyn Jenner" https://pastorjameshein.wordpress.com/2015/06/04/the-soul-of-caitlyn-jenner/

Moore, Russell. Southern Baptist. “What Should the Church Say to Bruce Jenner?” http://www.russellmoore.com/2015/04/24/what-should-the-church-say-to-bruce-jenner/

White, James Emery. Nondenominational Evangelical. “About Bruce” (blog) http://www.churchandculture.org/Blog.asp?ID=9189

MEDIA

“20 Fine Motor Skills Activities for Preschoolers” Kingdom First Homeschool - http://kingdomfirsthomeschool.com/2014/12/fine-motor-skills-activities.html

“Cognitive Development Domain”. California Department of Education - http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/re/itf09cogdev.asp#top.3 Jun,2015

Lenhart, Amanda, Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015: Mobile Access Shifts Social Media Use and Other Online Activities, Pew Research Center - http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/04/09/mobile-access-shifts-social-media-use-and-other-online-activities/

 “Media Use by Children Younger Than 2 Years”, American Academy of Pediatrics - http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/128/5/1040.full.pdf+html?sid=71cb491b-910a-469f-9f8a-9d5e4d65c1d3

Rideout, Victoria, Learning at Home: Families’ Educational Media Use in America - http://www.joanganzcooneycenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/jgcc_learningathome.pdf

Rideout, Victoria J., et al., Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-Year-Olds - https://kaiserfamilyfoundation.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/8010.pdf

Run, Jump, Learn! How Exercise can Transform our Schools. John J. Ratey, MD at TEDxManhattanBeach - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBSVZdTQmDs

“Sexts, Lies and Smartphones”, Harris - http://www.harrisinteractive.com/NewsRoom/HarrisPolls/tabid/447/mid/1508/articleId/1299/ctl/ReadCustom%20Default/Default.aspx

Shellenberger, Susie. "Social Media and Your Teens!" justbetweenus Christian Magazine & Ministry - http://www.justbetweenus.org/pages/page.asp?page_id=236849

What Christian Parents Need to Know About Facebook” @stickyJesus - http://stickyjesus.com/2012/01/what-christian-parents-need-to-know-about-facebook/

MINDS

Slavery, abolition, and emancipation - http://www.brycchancarey.com/slavery/index.htm

“The Homosexual Propaganda Campaign in America’s Media” - http://www.massresistance.org/docs/issues/gay_strategies/after_the_ball.html

MORALITY

"Laws Restricting Teenagers' Access to Abortion." American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - https://www.aclu.org/laws-restricting-teenagers-access-abortion

"State Policies in Brief: Parental Involvement in Minors' Abortions." Guttmacher Institute - http://www.guttmacher.org/statecenter/spibs/spib_PIMA.pdf

PARENTS’ RIGHTS

“Why You Can Boycott Standardized Tests Without Fear of Federal Penalties to Your School” http://www.fairtest.org/why-you-can-boycott-testing-without-fear

Kansans Against Common Core) - http://www.usd378.org/DocumentCenter/View/4187

Arizona opt-out form - http://www.arizonansagainstcommoncore.com/CCSS_Parent_Opt_Out.pdf

State Policies in Brief: An Overview of Abortion Laws - http://www.guttmacher.org/statecenter/spibs/spib_OAL.pdf

RELIGIOUS BELIEFS

“A Kid’s Heart” Clip art, puzzles, coloring pages, and more - http://www.akidsheart.com/

Christ Light materials from Northwestern Publishing http://online.nph.net/s-7-13-books.aspx

Concordia Publishing House http://www.cph.org/c-776-homeschool.aspx?REName=Education&plk=1319

Executive Summary of the report “Islam in Florida’s K-12 Textbooks” Citizens for National Security - https://cfns.us/the-cfns-report-on-pro-islam-bias-in-public-schools/

LifeWay “Kids Ministry 101” Links to materials, talking to your kids about difficult subjects -  http://www.lifeway.com/kidsministry/?type=learn

Worksheets mentioned in this chapter - http://www.wcti12.com/news/30315718 for page one, and you can access the second page at http://www.wcti12.com/news/30315720

“Watch your religious language, Mr. President,” USA Today (Be sure to read the text under the sub-heading “Why it matters.”) - http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/opinion/forum/2010-12-09-kidd10_ST_N.htm








Websites

The following websites include those that I used for reference material for my book and also for some of the blogs. As I come across others, I’ll add them. Some will confirm my beliefs and opinions, and others may demonstrate what those who disagree with me advocate. When you decide to visit any of them, use wisdom and discernment. Please let me know if a link is not working.