Coaching & Courses


Project Based Learning as both a mindset and methodology

Project Based Learning as both a mindset and methodology

Project based learning as a mindset is a mental approach, it's a belief or set of beliefs (developed in the actual doing, or the "method") that orient us to a certain way of handling situations, and approaching life. Project based learning as a method is how you do projects. And doing projects, like other learning methods is a means to acquiring specific knowledge and experience.

Practicing a philosophy of life

Practicing a philosophy of life

Homeschooling for me is as much about a commitment to the practice of a philosophy, a way of thinking and approaching life, as it is about providing my kids a certain type of education.

Speaking at a homeschool conference

Speaking at a homeschool conference

I'm speaking at a local homeschool conference. No one is as surprised about this as I am.

Soapmaking Workshop on the Gaspe Peninsula

Soapmaking Workshop on the Gaspe Peninsula

Friends have asked me for years to teach them how to make soap and it's always been my intention to do so. Now, with a Montreal moving date on the horizon I figured it was now or never.

Drudgery & Discipline

Drudgery & Discipline

I don't have a problem with academics. But I question compulsory academics in a society where the success of its citizens, the longevity of the society itself, rests not on people having an acquired knowledge base or following a set path, but rests instead on people being empowered with a skill set of creative thinking, entrepreneurship, and leadership.

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.

Homeschooling: the numbers are in our favor

Homeschooling: the numbers are in our favor

I'm not saying homeschooling is better, though I am unapologetically biased in that direction. What I am saying is that we all need to chill a bit about the outcomes.