Teaching kids to be polite is nice, in addition it is important to teach them empathy. Empathy involves teaching them to put themselves in the position of another. History reveals tragic acts and hurtful words between individuals and countries where
Short answer: The connection is a logic model beginning with wisdom, to character, to creativity, to genius. I call this logic model New Genius. New Genius is the foundation of the Genius ID.
We are tempted to give in to the status quo, hoping for the best teachers and best experiences each school year, because there doesn’t seem to be another way. But, giving in means diminished outcomes for our children and our society long-term.
What Parents Want Parents want a safe space for their children to develop character. Character in the context of a safe space protecting the child impeccably, unblemished, and encouraging self-expression. I am not sure if that is the learning process,
Building your child for success begins day one. When that child starts school, the success should continue. This is a critical time for the school-age child. The educational system has constructed a rigorous plan in an attempt to meet all
Homeschool is increasing as a choice for parents. Homeschool student population is up 54% between 2003 and 2012, the most recent year data is available. For those families that can coordinate their schedules around the opportunity, homeschool can solve many
A natural solution seems to be charter and private schools. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, charter school enrollment has increased from just under 1 million students in 2004 to over 2.5 million students in 2014. Not an
I read an article this morning from Christopher Brown. It confirms a great deal of what I lament about education in the United States. What we are witnessing is a vicious cycle of underachievement under the guise of STEM. And
School is out for the summer, but Homeschool HEALS is about more than school. Life skills are important as well. In this post, we explore one valuable life skill: problem solving. Problem-solving skill is not confined only to the school