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A Simple Truth that Changes Everything: Learning Happens All the Time

A Simple Truth that Changes Everything: Learning Happens All the Time

A Simple Truth that Changes Everything: Learning Happens All the Time By Linda Dobson We hear it constantly, first from educators and, more recently, from politicians who have latched on to education as a "hot button" issue: We need to get children ready to learn. Some parents have discovered there's nothing one can do about children [...]

If You Bungle Raising Your Children

If You Bungle Raising Your Children

If You Bungle Raising Your Children By Linda Dobson "If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do well matters very much." ~ Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis The rather soft-spoken, former First Lady makes a giant statement in very few words, and yet, it's a statement likely to be shrugged off by many. After all, right now [...]

Why Do So Many Parents Think They Can’t Homeschool Their Children?

Why Do So Many Parents Think They Can’t Homeschool Their Children?

Why Do So Many Parents Think They Can't Homeschool Their Children? By Linda Dobson I'm cutting to the chase. Many parents don't think they can homeschool their children because their own schooling experience convinced them they're incapable. Not directly, of course. Instead, it was part of an overall message of incapability that permeated [...]

Potato Salad and Other Learning Lifestyle Teaching Aids

Potato Salad and Other Learning Lifestyle Teaching Aids

Potato Salad and Other Learning Lifestyle Teaching Aids By Linda Dobson When was the last time you made a list of all the things you do well? If you haven't done so since grade school, or have never done it at all, get out a pen and piece of paper. Include all of your skills, not just academically related ones. Be specific: Instead of writing [...]

It’s Time: Ditch Curriculum

It’s Time: Ditch Curriculum

It's Time: Ditch Curriculum By Linda Dobson When you've been advocating for educational freedom in general, and homeschooling in particular, for as long as I have, I admit there are dark moments when I think decades of thought and action have been for naught. But then, I read something like Grant Wiggins' "Everything you know about curriculum [...]

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