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Our Son Taught Himself to Read ...and He Is Not Alone

Not long after my son was born, my soulmate and life-partner confided in me that she was weary about sending him to school. And that her first choice would be to homeschool him. Her extensive research into something called self-directed learning convinced her that

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Children Suffer from a Lack of Freedom

One often hears about the chronic lack of free play time available to children today. With more school, more homework, more activities, and more helicopter parenting than ever, it is rare that children (either alone or in groups) have the opportunity to play freely without any adult supervision or guidance. 

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Order from Chaos: How Children Really Learn

It all began innocently enough one Thursday winter morning. My son, quite spontaneously, asked me if I wanted to play outside with him. I had some work I was planning to do on the computer that morning, but I decided to put it off until the afternoon.

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My-son-taught-himself-to-read

Our Son Taught Himself to Read ...and He Is Not Alone

Not long after my son was born, my soulmate and life-partner confided in me that she was weary about sending him to school. And that her first choice would be to homeschool him. Her extensive research into something called self-directed learning convinced her that

Read...
student-fence

Children Suffer from a Lack of Freedom

One often hears about the chronic lack of free play time available to children today. With more school, more homework, more activities, and more helicopter parenting than ever, it is rare that children (either alone or in groups) have the opportunity to play freely without any adult supervision or guidance. 

Read...

Order from Chaos: How Children Really Learn

It all began innocently enough one Thursday winter morning. My son, quite spontaneously, asked me if I wanted to play outside with him. I had some work I was planning to do on the computer that morning, but I decided to put it off until the afternoon.

Read...