September 20, 2017
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.
June 14, 2017
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.
June 2, 2017
I'm speaking at a local homeschool conference. No one is as surprised about this as I am.
March 30, 2015
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.
December 5, 2013
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.
September 10, 2013
A preschool curriculum that builds a foundation for a lifetime of learning is not complicated.
August 16, 2013
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.