Parents do need to find a balance when incorporating delight directed learning, however. You want to both cover the core AND capture delight directed learning.
You said to look for that thing that bugs you, and try to capture it as delight directed learning. Pinterest is that thing that bugs me. My daughter can spend hours on it. Can it possibly qualify as any type of learning?
If your daughter gets a job as a "social media manager" then you could chalk that time up to "occupational education"! Sadly, most of us are just "killing time" on social media. Pinterest is addictive for me, personally! LOL! I think I need to re-read Lee's article TechnoLogic: Setting Logical Boundaries on Technology with Your Teen
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Did you know that you are your child's best homeschool guidance counselor? You'll never believe what I overheard one day while getting my hair done.
While I was getting my hair done one day, I was listening to two moms talk about their children in public school. One of them was describing how her child simply could not get through a
When deciding whether or not you'll have your student do a 5th year of high school, or a Super Senior year, you'll need to weigh the desires and maturity of your student against their age and abilities.
It's normal for a child to graduate high school between the ages of 17 and 20. For many parents, that means that you can
What do you do NOW? Junior year is filled with key tasks that must be done in order to successfully get college admission and scholarships submitted. But absolutely NOTHING is normal this year! Juniors should take PSAT/NMSQT®, attend college fairs, prepare for tests, take tests, visit colleges, and choose 4-8 colleges where they will apply during senior year. How is
If you're like me, you have seen a lot of headlines recently about how homeschool students have dominated national spelling and geography bees and have been awarded the best scholarships that our most elite universities have to offer.
Discover why homeschooling high school crushes all other school choices to produce the best educated, best equipped citizens … just when this country needs them