Why We Should Reintroduce the Paddle in Schools.

Why We Should Reintroduce the Paddle in Schools.

We are failing to teach our children right from wrong.

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Why Homeschooling Is Easier than Helping with Homework

Why Homeschooling Is Easier than Helping with Homework

Let's face it, with all the time parents spend helping their kids do homework, they may as well be homeschooling. 

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Why a Heart Start Is Smarter than a Head Start

Why a Heart Start Is Smarter than a Head Start

When we push our children into early academic learning, might we be doing it at the expense of their heart’s well-being? 

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How to Avoid 3 Critical Mistakes When Teaching Your Child to Read

How to Avoid 3 Critical Mistakes When Teaching Your Child to Read

Teaching your child to read is arguably the most important skill you will teach. You have to know the right time to teach, the right way to teach and the right method to teach. If you don't get the reading part right, and consequently raise a child who dislikes reading, many doors will shut. 

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How a Famous Teacher Introduces Real Life Lessons To His Students

How a Famous Teacher Introduces Real Life Lessons To His Students

A New Interview with John Taylor Gatto!

We were able to get a few short but fascinating answers from Gatto about his unique and highly entertaining new book.

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Advice for Homeschoolers

Advice for Homeschoolers

For some of you this will be your first year of homeschooling, and for some of you it may be one of many, but regardless of whether you are a newcomer or not, a bit of support is always welcome. 

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Did Schoolteachers Really Know All This?

Did Schoolteachers Really Know All This?

Here's another gem from the book: "Immigrants who were educated in Europe often became private schoolmasters, advertising in the newspapers that they would teach algebra, geometry, trigonometry, surveying, navigation, french, Latin, Greek, rhetoric, English, belles lettres, logic, philosophy, and other subjects. Wow! Does anyone even know anyone who knows all of this today? If we do, they are usually not found teaching children!

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