Why Is School So Boring?

Why Is School So Boring?

First, we don’t encourage children to spend much time thinking about what they want to do when they grow up. We just tell them what they need to learn and then we make them learn it. Second, we don’t tell students the reason they should learn something...
How I make Homeschooling Fun!

How I make Homeschooling Fun!

How do I make homeschooling fun? Well, let’s be honest… it’s not always fun. Being challenged requires an attitude to conquer! Instilling this is a must, all the while incorporating fun. This is true especially while the student is young! Communicate &...
Homeschool Props

Homeschool Props

I don’t like to see fear controlling homeschool parents’ decisions. It is normal to carry some amount of concern about whether we are doing “right” by our children; but we must guard against fear even more so than we guard against making mistakes. Why? Because no one...
Stress is Not an Option

Stress is Not an Option

I just read a study that said 50% of all public schooled students live under constant stress due to their fear of doing poorly in school. The study’s author suggested ways to help students live with the stress that is simply part of being a student. No mention was...