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Homeschooling: What Happens When Your Child Is Freed of the Degrading Grading Experience?

Homeschooling: What Happens When Your Child Is Freed of the Degrading Grading Experience?

Homeschooling: What Happens When Your Child Is Freed of the Degrading Grading Experience? By Linda Dobson OK, it's bad enough that school's myopic attention to the intellect creates damaging imbalance. But insult is added to injury when they place an extraneous value on your child's work; a value which routinely considers only the end [...]

Alfie Kohn in Boulder, CO APR 17

Alfie Kohn in Boulder, CO APR 17

The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing A Lecture by Alfie Kohn Saturday, April 17, 2010 8:00 - 10:00 am Naropa University Nalanda Events Center 6287 Arapahoe Road Boulder, CO 80303 Alfie Kohn writes and speaks widely on human behavior, education, and parenting. The latest of his eleven books are THE [...]

Grandma at the Helm

Grandma at the Helm

"...It makes sense for parents to consider putting aside grades and scores as indications of success and to look instead at the child's interest in learning. This is the primary criterion by which schools (and our own actions) should be judged." ~ Alfie Kohn in Punished by Rewards