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A Review of Allen Levie’s “The Visual Tradition,” unpublished paper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