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Textbooks vs. Real Books

While textbooks may effectively “cover” a subject, they're actually poor teaching tools, since they only give small pre-digested bits of th…

Started by Heather Martinson

0 Jul 1, 2011


  Are you an unschooler? You might be without even knowing it!   As defined by Wikipedia, unschooling is ...a range of educational philosop…

Started by Heather Martinson

0 Jun 3, 2011

Consumer or Contributor?

In a traditional school setting, all children are expected to live up to a single standard, whether or not it is properly suited for the in…

Started by Heather Martinson

0 Apr 29, 2011


Children learn through example.   There was a time when I had two potato peelers. One worked by scraping away from yourself, the other work…

Started by Heather Martinson

0 Feb 11, 2011


Creative thought is something that cannot be taught, but children must be free to practice every day.   If the majority of your child's day…

Started by Heather Martinson

0 Jan 29, 2011

Let Genius Happen!

What makes a genius?   Leonardo daVinci, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Carnegie, Albert Einstein, and Louis L'Amour were geniuses of art, govern…

Started by Heather Martinson

0 Jan 21, 2011

Every child is a genius.

There is no standard child.   Understanding that each child is unique and has his own kind of genius makes state and national education sta…

Started by Heather Martinson

2 Dec 21, 2010
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Correct Information

 "What is placed in a child's brain during the first six years of life is probably there to stay. If you put misinformation into his brain…

Started by Heather Martinson

0 Dec 11, 2010

Doing Your Best

My son has a friend who is an Eagle Scout, but not proud of it. The reason why is because he says his mom did all the work for him. Not onl…

Started by Heather Martinson

0 Nov 27, 2010

Eat Right & Exercise

You hear it all the time: Eat right & exercise. Not only is it good for the body, but it is good for the brain. You think more clearly,…

Started by Heather Martinson

0 Nov 20, 2010


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