Depth versus breadth

Many elementary curriculum options explore topics briefly giving children an introduction to the subject matter.  This breadth method presents the child with a wealth of information covered over the school year.  An example of this would be to cover ancient history through renaissance period history all in the same school year.  Depth focuses…

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The Unschooling Life

Unschooling is beneficial. It is important. I do think it helps foster a love for learning that extends through a whole life time. Learning should be fun although there will always be some things we will have to learn about even if we are not interested. Homeschooling provides my children time to have the best of both worlds. It allows my children to receive a structured education with enough time to pursue interests.

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4 Ways to Prepare a Young Child for Academics

  We all want our children to be successful in school.  How do we help our young children learn what they need to learn so when school starts they will be all set? I work full-time as a Speech-Language Pathologist with young children and their families.  I go into the…

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