I remember reading somewhere along the line on during our homeschool journey about a framework one family used to build their homeschool. We adapted that framework, and others that we encountered … [Read more...] about 7 Building Blocks of a Well-Rounded Homeschool
We can provide the "richest" education -- whether that be classically-, literature-, or otherwise-based -- and yet fail to provide an education specifically designed for each child. If we don't allow … [Read more...] about 10 Tips for Providing a Non-Generic Education
We are not moving children through a system. We are really tutoring our children -- starting where they are, determining what they need, and leading them rather than pushing them from behind. It is … [Read more...] about Bending Education to Fit the Child
Many homeschoolers, especially veterans, thrive on the freedom homeschooling affords their family. They love the many choices. For example: They can schedule breaks when and where they are needed. … [Read more...] about Too Many Choices?
One thing that keeps homeschool moms from breaking out of the conventional way of doing things is a lack of confidence that our children will actually learn something. We hope that the promises … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Identify Real Learning
Why, when the results are so abysmal, do we as a society continue to retry the same old ideas, expecting a different result? While most parents with children in the government school system may admit … [Read more...] about The Roots of An Abiding Faith
Education has become hard to define. Everyone seems to have different expectations. Some want to see high test scores. Others want their children to be able to get a job. Others expect their … [Read more...] about The Goal of Education?