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Hi Kathy, that is a good question, sorry I was a tad slow to respond—no they would actually finish with the 8th grade and not go on to high school, just like their counterparts attending Amish parochial or private schools.
If one of the kids after the 8th grade wanted to further their education and go to a public High School, would their parents let them? October 5th, at Being in busy for X number of years?
If they sell things out of their home versus a brick and mortar store front you save a ton. Your wisdom is refreshing! This also gives teachers and authorities the oppoprtunity to observe if a child is abused or mis-treated.
I do not believe any religion had the right to ignore established US rules. No one monitors the physical condition of Amish children, they cannot advance their education with only an 8th grade diploma and cannot be active citizens without the education to make decisions about anything other than farm life.
This ia all ridiculous. March 9th, at As for running a business with an 8th grade education google Kountry wood products.
This is owned by an Amish person. June 2nd, at Would a non-Amish child be allowed in? June 17th, at I can broadly understand why — it is your website, and you have every right to control the view points expressed within it.
However, my curiosity is getting the better of me. Whilst I perhaps incorrectly assume that you, Mr. Wesner, are not Amish, you certainly seem to agree with their view points — your website presents a relatively uncritical view of a lifestyle and belief system that is considered well outside the mainstream by the majority of not just Americans, but first worlders as a whole.
My question is simply: If none of the community have been educated beyond the 8th grade, how do they consider themselves equipped to judge the worth of that education?
In any non-Amish community, an individual with only a grade 8 education would be considered as, to put it frankly, uneducated.
Perhaps you can explain to me how the Amish justify their belief that proper, decent adult education is irrelevant without apparently any member of the community having received it? I do not agree with our government making us stay in school past grade 8. I truly feel it is a complete waste of time.
I have never used any of my high school knowledge as a home maker. I was a supervisor in a fast food chain.
Again grade 12 is not needed. What is needed is well learned reading, writing and arithmetic. We are not as intelligent as we used to be. People are getting dumber as time goes on.
Too much focus is on using calculators and computers. The Amish have it right. They use their minds and live basic. We only need food, clothing, shelter and the Bible. The rest is foolishness. Our parents and great parents were far better in school with the grade 6 or 8 they had.
Look at the houses they built. Today the homes will not last nearly as long as those by our fore fathers. They knew how to build, crop and raise kids. I wish we were all Amish. There is a lot we can learn from them.This Bingo packet includes 8 bingo boards to help your students practice words with the ending sounds -ck, -ke, and -k.
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The Concept and Teaching of Place-Value Richard Garlikov. An analysis of representative literature concerning the widely recognized ineffective learning of "place-value" by American children arguably also demonstrates a widespread lack of understanding of the concept of place-value among elementary school arithmetic teachers and among researchers themselves.
Amish are well-known for their approach to schooling. Most Amish children attend school in one- or two-room private schools, and end their formal education at the eighth grade.