There is a lot of misinformation about homeschooling. Some think it is about isolation and protection from the horrors of the world. Others think it is about character development more than academic preparation. Still others see it as a smart reaction to the failing school system. Our view was that it is the most efficient way for us to prepare our kids for life as self-teaching adults. There are 4 basic things that are essential to understand about a homeschool education; in fact, grasping these can change everything!
In this Episode You’ll Learn the 4 Essentials:
1. The Homeschooling Mindset
2. Skills vs. Content
3. The Environment
4. Education as Freedom
Frankly, we know, the more we teach kids to obsess on correctness in grammar and writing…the worse they write and the less motivated they are (oh no…did I end with a verb thingy?).
If you want to grow a fine writer, then help them find their voice. Here’s a starter kit of the point!
Off to learn,
Fred Ray Lybrand