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You Can Help Your Child Learn: The Learning Coach Approach

You Can Help Your Child Learn: The Learning Coach Approach

You Can Help Your Child Learn: The Learning Coach Approach By Linda Dobson The learning coach approach is for every parent who has watched a child she loves face a situation similar to the one the eldest of my three children was in. As he grew from infancy to school-age, my son was the most easy-going, laid back child I’d ever known. [...]

A Childhood Is a Terrible Thing to Waste: School-Induced Stress

A Childhood Is a Terrible Thing to Waste: School-Induced Stress

By Linda Dobson I collect information about education in general - and public school and homeschooling, in particular - the way children used to collect trading cards. How many children today have time to collect trading cards? I ask this not because trading cards are so great, but because my collection of backed-up articles on which to report [...]

Homeschooling (In Less than 1000 Words)

Homeschooling (In Less than 1000 Words)

By Linda Dobson HOMESCHOOLING - the act of families accepting legal, financial, and educational responsibility for their own children in a family environment; an education that is individually configured and parent- or child-led; also known as home education. Homeschooling may be accomplished in the home with a parent as primary instructor, or [...]

Waiting for Superman

Waiting for Superman

Parents at the Helm: You may want to see the movie, Waiting for Superman, when it comes to a theater near you. In the meantime, you can learn more about the film in a lengthy New York magazine article by John Heilemann titled "Schools: The Disaster Movie." The lead comment: A debate has been raging over why our education system is failing. [...]

A Brief History of American Homeschooling

A Brief History of American Homeschooling

Many regard homeschooling as a new educational phenomenon, but that is simply a reflection of the bias of our times. If somehow we could help our caveman see into the future, he would regard government-sponsored schools as the variant, as would the majority of his descendants at least until the middle of the nineteenth century. Until then, the [...]

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