Monthly Archives: May 2015

Why Online High Schools are Becoming Popular

Internet and computer-based homeschool curriculum offers a unique opportunity for students to learn at his or her own pace, but at the same time not be limited to only book learning. Most programs are media-rich with videos, audio clips, movie … Continue Reading

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Tenacity…..and Learning

I had an interesting and inspiring conversation last week. A woman called to say that her grandson—one of our middle school students—was having difficulty with math. The teacher had, it turns out, already spent a significant amount of time trying … Continue Reading

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Let’s hear it for boredom! (and creativity)

When I first read the claim in an article that ‘boredom breeds creativity,’ I was fascinated. I wish I had known this when I was young and bored, and my mother told me: “Find something constructive to do.” viagrapill.com Whoever … Continue Reading

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Tips to Help Your Teen Get the Most Out of High School

You might not understand a subject such as physics or early American literature but you can still listen to your teen talk about what is happening in class. Also listen to what is happening outside of class. Listen to what … Continue Reading

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Happiness and Education

I read an article last week about happiness and education. At first, I thought it must be just one more alarm sounded to scare people into not dropping out of high school, or college. Then, I thought, people who are … Continue Reading

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