Page vs. Chapter
“Absolutely,” I responded passionately. I put the biography of Winston Churchill on my lap. “This is a really great book.”
Then I paused, reconsidered, and said, “Actually, in some ways it’s kind of boring. But it’s really fantastic…” [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
(A Mother Makes All the Difference)
Grades or Education?
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. [...]
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 [...]