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Teaching with Real Experiences: Part 4 in the Three R’s Series

Aug 7, 2013 | Posted by in Education Theory, Rethinking the 3 R's | 0

“If we taught babies to talk as most skills are taught in school, they would memorize lists of sounds in a predetermined order and practice them alone in a closet.”  Linda Darling-Hammond, Stanford Graduate School of Education In the first few posts of this series, we talked about taking a relaxed approach to homeschooling andRead more …

Relationship Based Learning: Part 2 in the Three R’s Series

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In my last post I suggested a new set of “R’s” to guide our homeschool philosophy, particularly in the early grades. I proposed A relaxed approach based on relationships and real experiences. I then encouraged us all to take a deep breath and relax. Today, I want to think about the role of relationships in our homeschools.Read more …