Tags » Love Of Learning

The Other Einstein--Did Albert Have Help with his Theory of Relativity?

The Other Einstein

by Marie Benedict

Fascinating! I found the story of The Other Einstein to be a very different and fascinating reading experience: this historical novel is like none other I have read.  410 more words

Book Review

Summer 2016

The six week break in the middle of the year is a pretty sweet perk of being a teacher. I’ve just spent two weeks in Portugal, several days of which were sitting in the very deckchairs you see pictured here. 359 more words

Teaching

Imagine two special mums turbocharging your life (part 2)

LI 67 – This is my first post since “forces” unknown last night stole the 66 Linkedin Posts I have written since May 2015.

Coupled with strange “goings-on” with my Facebook account in recent weeks, I am learning the hard way that being the founder of… 2,381 more words

To Live is to Learn --- The World Is My Classroom

For me, “to live is to learn” in the great classroom we call “the world.”  When I reach the point where this is no longer true for me it will be time for me to permanently check out of this life. 448 more words

Pastoral Concerns

Homeschooling: The Road Less Traveled

While reading a book today about life’s critical choices, I was reminded of Robert Frost’s words and immediately thought of our family’s decision to homeschool. It is the road less traveled and that has made all the difference for our family. 465 more words

Experiential Learning

New books for the Library

I’m currently working on the Travelling Library! As I write this, I’m adding tons of books to our online catalogue of available titles. (Only a small section of our books is pictured below!) There are now over 200 books listed online and I’m updating everyday.   131 more words

Startling statistics - is America raising readers or illiterates?

(This article was first published in June 2010)

According to the U.S. Department of Education,

  • 60 percent of America’s prison inmates are illiterate and 85% of all juvenile offenders have reading problems…
  • 336 more words