Rethinking School Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Well-Trained Mind Press Curriculum
When you need curriculum for a student who faces the challenges of dyslexia and/or dysgraphia, there are two important considerations:
- The student has to be able to use the curriculum to learn the skills and content.
- The parent/instructor has to be able ...
Learning Challenges Sentence Diagramming and Dysgraphia: A Helpful App
In both our elementary and intermediate grammar curricula, we give instruction on sentence diagramming. If you would like to know more about why we do so, please read this article by Susan Wise Bauer: “ Read more »
Getting Started: Beginning the Home Education Adventure Help! I’m Suddenly Homeschooling.
This week, many parents found themselves thrust into the world of schooling their children at home. Adjustments like these can feel overwhelming and impossible, but we're here to help. Susan Wise Bauer offers some simple, practical tips for smoothing this transition:
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 and our neighbors to the north ...
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 have learning differences, learning disorders, and learning ...
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 maturing adult.
Taking personality quizzes and aptitude ...
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 curriculum, remember four things:
- High school graduation requirements are state-mandated. There are no ...
Math How to Teach Your Wiggly Preschooler Math
Preschoolers are a ton of fun. They’re energetic, curious, and immensely proud of their new skills and abilities. But their short attention spans and high energy levels can make it difficult to get these sweet wiggly little people to sit and focus.
That doesn’t mean that you can’t give your preschooler a great ...
Literature & Reading Teach Your Young Reader how to Choose Books
How to Use Home Library Organization to Build Vital Literacy Skills
A woman walks into a book store. She’s in the mood for an escape through an imaginative story, so she browses the fiction section. Within this section, she navigates to the fantasy aisle. Sooner or later, she is ...
Teaching Techniques & Tips Maturity & The Real Child, Part II: Strategies for the Age-Grade Mismatch
If your child's maturity level doesn't happen to coincide with the (artificial) grade level that matches his age, what strategies can you use?
First, do your best to separate out the different “subjects” that make up the child’s curriculum and think of each of them separately.