Most of this year, my social feeds have been full of opinions on the new Common Core standards and methods of teaching in our public schools. I am certain that my opinions have decorated many a feed as well. The new methods supposedly work for some children though I have yet to meet anybody who […]
Sometimes, homeschooling can be a challenge. I recently discovered that my child’s learning style was very different from mine. During this time I had a few homeschooling epiphanies, one being that it is very possible to receive a cookie-cutter education at home. I knew this because that’s what I had been providing. One of the […]
I’ve already “heard” it on Facebook: “It’s almost time to register my 5 year old for kindergarten. I’m so sad . . .” It makes ME sad that so many people believe sending their small children away from home is a given, the norm. Why can’t they just step back and ask themselves, “Why?” If […]
The Cooperative Children’s Book Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a unique children’s book library that offers online lists of themed books.