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Inspiring a Love of Learning in our Children

“The most important thing you can do for your children is to love life—and to let your children witness and share in that love.” – Melissa LaSalle, Author of “Learning Alongside our Children” 529 more words


Online Book of Centuries

I’m a huge fan of the Book of Centuries idea from Charlotte Mason. Problem is, we never really get one done around here. We start and stop. 163 more words

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Baobab Trees are Real!

Our Literature Colloquia are reading The Little Prince this month. This is one of my favorite books! I still remember the impact it had on me way back in 7th Grade English class. 28 more words

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The elusive love of learning

There are so many reasons our family home educates, and many ideals we hold which influence our choice.

I have always noticed that children are natural learners. 495 more words

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Educational Malpractice - The Child Manufacturing Process

“Asking kids to meet target on standardized tests is like making them meet a sales quota. Our kids are not commodities.” ~K.L. Nielson 

In many nations around the world there is a struggle currently going on between two very different paradigms for educating children. 1,286 more words

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The Eight-Month-Old Novelist

A love of writing can be cultivated in many ways in older children.

Rudimentary discussions of plot devices, character development and rhythm can all be started at a three year old level. 435 more words


"Modern ADHD Epidemic is Fiction" - Ken Robinson

“This is the modern epidemic, the plague of ADHD, and it’s fictitious. Don’t mistake me; I don’t mean to say there is no such thing as Attention-Deficit Disorder… What I do know for a fact is it’s not an epidemic. 520 more words

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