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Rethinking School Apprenticeship Opportunities: High School and Post-High School

Apprenticeship Opportunities: High School and Post-High School (as referenced on page 216 of Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education, by Susan Wise Bauer)             The United States lags far behind Europe…

Rethinking School Differences, Disorders, and Disabilities

Differences, Disorders, and Disabilities     (as referenced on page 37 of Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education, by Susan Wise Bauer)   Throughout this website, we offer resources for parents whose children…

Rethinking School Aptitude Tests, Personality Quizzes, and Guides to Self-Knowledge

Aptitude Tests, Personality Quizzes, and Guides to Self-Knowledge (as referenced on page 159 of Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education, by Susan Wise Bauer)             Self-awareness is difficult—and essential for every…

Rethinking School State Requirements for High School Graduation

State Requirements for High School Graduation          (as referenced on page 16 of Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education, by Susan Wise Bauer) As you plan out your child’s high school…

New Releases Spark Your Child’s Imagination and Reading Skills With Companion Readers

We all know that reading is a vital skill to master, but it ought to be a delight, not a chore to be checked off in a “Literature” class. That’s why we’re so excited to…

Subjects Why Poetry?

The following was written as an introduction to Jim’s new two-volume collection of classic poems, now available from Well-Trained Mind Press. This is a collection of wonderful words. Oh, not all of them would seem…

New Releases King Arthur Gets a Makeover (Not THAT Kind…)

It happened long ago, in the misty past, in a time we call The Dark Ages…in 1991. A wandering bard named Jim Weiss created a thrilling tale of King Arthur and his brave knights of…

Teaching Techniques & Tips A Sample Lesson from Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind

Watch as Susan and Kevin guide you through a sample lesson from Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind. Check out our other videos for Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: Introducing Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind and…

Grammar & Spelling Teaching Tips for Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind

Susan provides several tips for getting the most out of our grammar curriculum, Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind. Check out our other videos for Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: Introducing Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind…

Grammar & Spelling Introducing Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind

Introducing Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind! After you’ve watched this video, check out our other videos for Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: Teaching Tips for Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind and A Sample Lesson from…