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Gentle Readers, if there is ever going to be a finished History of the Renaissance World, I need to concentrate on history and nothing else…at least long enough to get a feel for the sweep of the whole thing. Thirty … Continue reading
Whew. Just finished two days of conferencing in which I talked non-stop about books, teaching writing, history, grammar, literature, my publishing company…and a thousand other things book- and learning-related. I then slept for fourteen hours and just now woke up. … Continue reading
I’ve been working hard on a new curriculum plus the next volume of the History of the World, and for the next couple of months I’m going to put all my creative energies into those projects. I’ll be back to … Continue reading
Hope you’re all taking an educational break. We are too; blog posts will resume after Christmas.
I recently ran across this article in the New York Times: “The Parent Problem in Young Adult Lit” (by Julie Just). It made me think, and I’m wondering what your reactions might be. Here’s an excerpt…. Judging from The New … Continue reading
I’d love to host some guest posts on this blog. I can pontificate away endlessly about education, but (as we discussed here) there are a lot of you out there with experience and expertise in different areas, and it would … Continue reading
Here are a few of the useful resources we discovered while researching gap year options. If you know of others–or have an opinion about any of these–please post! BOOKS The Gap-Year Advantage: Helping Your Child Benefit from Time Off Before … Continue reading
As my promised follow-up to yesterday’s post, I offer an initial attempt at a checklist that you should use to evaluate online courses before you sign your student up. 1. Find out how much grading the teacher will do, and … Continue reading
Today’s post isn’t completely unrelated to our previous discussions about ways of providing expert instruction. Before the New Year, I had an exchange of emails and a lengthy phone conversation with a long-time home schooling friend with teenagers. She has … Continue reading