Elementary


Developing Self-Discipline

Developing Self-Discipline

Children can learn to apply themselves to difficult tasks, and become self-disciplined adults by investing large amounts of time, energy, and effort in designing their own studies and self-directing their learning.

Drudgery & Discipline

Drudgery & Discipline

Or would these children-become-adults be empowered by years of personal decision making and experience - growing up in an atmosphere of unconditional support, clear boundaries, and positive role models - to seek after and make happen those things they want to accomplish in life?

Training in the Early Years ~ A Foundation for Self-Discipline

Training in the Early Years ~ A Foundation for Self-Discipline

I'm a big believer in boundaries and unconditional love, and then total freedom in the loving relationship of those boundaries.

Remembering the early elementary years (and the development of an education philosophy)

Remembering the early elementary years (and the development of an education philosophy)

A little look back at homeschool six years ago. A trip down education philosophy memory lane and a reminder about what's important moving forward.

The Three R's of Homeschool Organization

The Three R's of Homeschool Organization

Resources, Routine and Record Keeping - I spill the beans on how I organize it all in our homeschool.

Our Homeschool Methods

Our Homeschool Methods

As a parent, teacher, mentor, and facilitator I motivate and inspire interest in our curriculum largely through the methods I choose.

Is a preschool curriculum necessary?

Is a preschool curriculum necessary?

A preschool curriculum that builds a foundation for a lifetime of learning is not complicated.