What is TJEd?

What is TJEd? by Oliver and Rachel DeMille Since TJEd places such high value on parents leading out and personalizing in their homes, the answer to this question can vary quite a bit; and there are some principles that are constant. Here is the TJEd [...]

Homeschooling Insights: The Phases of Learning

One of the most significant differences between Thomas Jefferson Education and other classical styles of education has to do with the belief that people, especially children, learn differently at different ages. Thus, there are different phases for learning certain lessons. When the The 7 Keys [...]

The Weekly Mentor: Being a Parent who Teaches

This post is an excerpt from our e-book, The 5 Habits of Highly Successful Homeschoolers  >> Habit 2: Brainstorm a Blank Page “In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are not.” —Albert Einstein   Teacher or Parent? One of the unnecessary [...]

2019 TJEd Freedom Convention

  Presented by  Oliver DeMille  Leadership Education (TJEd) &  The Center for Social Leadership  “Now more than ever!” Freedom is under attack by many leading institutions and groups in the U.S. and internationally. People who care about our freedoms need to understand what is really [...]

The Weekly Mentor: You.

This post is an excerpt from our e-book, The 5 Habits of Highly Successful Homeschoolers  >> Habit 2: Brainstorm a Blank Page “In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are not.” —Albert Einstein   Get Specific The First Habit is big, [...]

TJEd High is exceeding all expectations!

Do you have a youth who's needing more? Look what I just overheard on the TJEd High discussion board: "WOW! this semester has been the best ever! I have done more in this school year (and read more books in less than 3 months) than [...]

Keeping it Simple through the Phases by Emma Cox

Part I: Flying Puzzles and a Whole Lot of Cuteness One thing I love about children is how often they teach us about themselves. Seriously, they say kids don't come with an instruction manual, and I totally see where they're coming from. Yet, the more [...]

Math and Magic? The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

(A Review of Two Books Every Family Should Read!) Childhood Connections Recently I shared the story of a lady who lived in the Orient for a time and noticed that children were frequently familiarized with math and science symbols and ideas the way most young [...]

What are you doing to get ready for Fall?

REALITY CHECK: What are you doing right now to both make it a better summer and a more successful homeschool in the fall? Here in the Northern Hemisphere**, the traditional school year has just ended and families are gearing up for a new summer routine. [...]

Bump Up Your Math!

(A Review of an Excellent New Math Book that Every Family Should Read!) By Oliver DeMille A Start and A Stop A while back I read an article written by a woman whose family moved from the United States to spend some time in the [...]

On the Shoulders of Mommy and Daddy by Emma DeMille Cox

Giving Your Kids a Head Start by Emma DeMille Cox Listen While You Play A few weeks ago, Ian and I traveled down to my parents' house with our little boys, to do the month's MIC recording on Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet". We spent several [...]

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