Choose Self-Directed Learning For Your Child

Choose Self-Directed Learning For Your Child

Your Child Needs to Leave School with a Love of Learning While homework and tests are pervasive in the US education system, they can be a distraction. A successful high school education is not about accumulating knowledge, it's about self-directed learning. If your...

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If Memorization Is Not Learning, What Is?

If Memorization Is Not Learning, What Is?

Education Should Be About Learning How to Learn - Not Knowledge If your child is attending a mainstream school in the United States, you have probably realized that there is a heavy emphasis on memorization of facts, knowledge.  The whole system is built around what's...

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Childhood Depression and Anxiety

Childhood Depression and Anxiety

What Does Childhood Depression Look Like? Feelings of isolation and despair are not limited to those who display them openly. We often look at people who are alone or have trouble making friends and assume unhappiness. In the same...

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Gender Bias in the Classroom

Gender Bias in the Classroom

Does Gender Bias Affect Learning? If I were to tell you that boys often receive more attention, praise, and encouragement in the classroom than girls, or that girls are usually quieter, talked over, and acknowledged for listening patiently rather than speaking up,...

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Fact or Fiction?

Fact or Fiction?

Fact or Fiction, How Do You Discern the Difference? When I was younger, an experience helped me realize fact or fiction isn't always as obvious as it may seem. I had spent a summer living and working in Rwanda. People travel there from all over the world for a chance...

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