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No More Homework-Enforcer: Become Learning Coach Instead

No More Homework-Enforcer: Become Learning Coach Instead

No More Homework-Enforcer: Become Learning Coach Instead Learning Coach by Linda Dobson Plummeting test scores, school terror and violence, an increase in the number of children complaining of stress and depression, and observation of basic skills that don’t measure up to report card grades have all played a role in the booming awareness [...]

Five More Ways the Learning Coach Approach Is Different from Traditional Teaching

Five More Ways the Learning Coach Approach Is Different from Traditional Teaching

Five More Ways the Learning Coach Approach Is Different from from Traditional Teaching In a previous post, "Light Your Child's Learning Fire with Her Interests," I introduced the idea that acting as your child's "learning coach" at home, you can approach education in a different, more natural way. I promised I'd follow through with five [...]

Light Your Child’s Learning Fire with Her Interests

Light Your Child’s Learning Fire with Her Interests

Light Your Child's Learning Fire with Her Interests Every child has a learning fire burning, or perhaps smoldering, inside. You can use the following example to light your own child's learning fire easily - in the comfort of your home! In the spring of 2002, Early Childhood Research and Practice published a paper titled, “Moving Up the [...]

What Does No Child Left Behind (Morphed Into Race to the Top) Mean Exactly?

What Does No Child Left Behind (Morphed Into Race to the Top) Mean Exactly?

Part One By Linda Dobson Just as she has for 180 days each year for a little over a decade, Mary enters her eighth grade classroom in a small Louisiana school at least half an hour before the children arrive. While the room is still peaceful she plans to organize supplies for a morning science project and make sure she has all the necessary [...]