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One Thing That Worked in My Homeschool This Week ("Bad" Curriculum)

One of the perceived faults of using commercial educational materials designed more for fun, than classroom use is that they are not complete or systematic curriculums. 696 more words

Homeschooling

5 Things: Blogging

I’ve written a lot of words here, over a few years, and I’ve learned some small things about blogging. There are some important things you need to know before you start. 1,116 more words

Education

5 Things: Ethics, Morality and Truth

Sometimes the only exposure my students will have to the study of ethics is (sorry, ethical philosophers) me and my “freeze-dried, snap-frozen, instant peas” version of the study of ethical issues. 584 more words

Education

Approaches to Social Studies Teaching

Arthur Ellis, author of the text Teaching and Learning Elementary Social Studies, discusses three approaches to instruction for social studies: learner-centered, knowledge-centered, and society-centered. In learner-centered classrooms, the needs of the student, play, and reflection are most important in learning and students are engaged in an exploratory environment and individual projects. 315 more words

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This blog concerns the thematics related to educational technology and learning.
It includes educational applications of ICT, as well as viewpoints on teaching approaches and learning modes.

The Way Learning is Supposed to Happen (At the Point of Need)

This past week my college-aged son, Jesse, had a doozy of a week. He had two major tests and a large presentation he had to fit in along with a multitude of other on and off-campus responsibilities. 970 more words

Homeschooling