0 Items  Total: $0.00
0

WeeklyMentorBanner 1024x216 In Desperate Need of Grounding! The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

by Oliver DeMille

First: The Bad News

Family hearth geoffroy 300x216 In Desperate Need of Grounding! The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille Our children today are growing up in a very different world than we did, and this will have a major impact on their education, careers, and family lives. Just consider a few of the most pressing trends in our current world:

Continue Reading

0

By Oliver & Rachel DeMille

What dedicated parent hasn’t thought: “My kids deserve better than this…but this is all I know!”

We often get so concerned with “what” to teach that we neglect the “how” and “why.” Yet these make all the difference between success and failure.

Understanding them [...]

Continue Reading

1

WeeklyMentorBanner 1024x216 A Note for Dads: Tangents Are Great Education!: The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

by Oliver DeMille

To Topic or Not to Topic

dad son canstockphoto1739636 A Note for Dads: Tangents Are Great Education!: The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille I was recently talking to a fabulous homeschooling dad, and he said something that rang too true. “We read the scriptures together aloud as a family pretty much every day,” his wife said, “and we discuss them and other classics a [...]

Continue Reading

0

MIC badge 300x276 Last day to secure half price subscription for Mentoring in the Classics Special announcement for our subscribers: Now through the end of September 2014, subscribe to Mentoring in the Classics at half-price — just $10 a month — for as long as your subscription is active!

Click here to read our participant’s glowing, unsolicited praise for MIC >>

Continue Reading

2

WeeklyMentorBanner 1024x216 Research on Core Phase: The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

by Oliver DeMille

 The Problem

play 300x278 Research on Core Phase: The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille The report is entitled: “Nurturing Children: Why Early Learning Doesn’t Work.” It was written by Andrea Mrozek of the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada, and I was especially struck by three important ideas:

1)     “Probably the greatest myth that has evolved is [...]

Continue Reading

0

WeeklyMentorBanner 1024x216 She Knew!: The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

(A Mother Makes All the Difference)

by Oliver DeMille

Grades or Education?

study blog canstockphoto9279983 She Knew!: The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille I heard a story recently that really made me think. It was recounted by the mother of a college student who visited home after her first semester and confided in her parents that she really disliked university learning. [...]

Continue Reading

3

WeeklyMentorBanner 1024x216 More on Learning Styles (Why Doodling is a Great Habit for Many Students): The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

by Oliver DeMille

“Stop Learning and Pay Attention”

great education is inspired education 1024x668 More on Learning Styles (Why Doodling is a Great Habit for Many Students): The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

I wanted to remember the details of a point I made in a recent discussion from our “Mentoring the Classics” online course, so I went to my files and perused my notes. As I read through the first page, I [...]

Continue Reading

2

HECOA 9 30 1024x724 Hear Oliver & Rachel DeMille speak FREE! (plus a lot of other great presenters...)

Rachel DeMille, “The Frustrated/Accidental/Reluctant or New Homeschooler: 3 Things You Must Get Right”

September 8: 9/8 , 8 am PDT/9 am MDT/10 am CDT/ 11 am EDT

Here you are. Maybe you didn’t plan on homeschooling, or maybe the reality is daunting. What dedicated parent hasn’t thought, My kids deserve [...]

Continue Reading

0

WeeklyMentorBanner 1024x216 Traditions and Dimensions: The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

by Oliver DeMille

A Review of Allen Levie’s “The Visual Tradition,” unpublished paper

Educational/Political/Social thinker Allen Levie has an interesting and often refreshing way of reframing things. I was recently struck by his description of three types of education:

  • Learning built on the oral tradition
  • Learning based on written tradition [...]

Continue Reading

0

By Becca Thornton

pic 1 300x225 Leadership Education & Our Outdoor Classroom Schoolhouses are made wrong. If they must be, they should be built in a woods pasture beside a stream, where you could wade, swim, and be comfortable in summer, and slide and skate in winter. The windows should be cut to the floor, and stand wide open, [...]

Continue Reading