You don’t have to be the Sage on the Stage to be a good teacher. Sometimes students learn more from a “doddering old fool” – a teaching strategy that has been implemented throughout the ages. — The above content is made available to you from Open Path Education.
Assessment can come in many forms! It doesn’t need to be a multiple-choice test. Okay, if you want an Accelerated Reader Koosh ball prize it does. For education purposes, however, you have many options for knowing and showing whether or not your student truly read, completed, and/or learned a particular lesson unit. The segment below… (—Read more—)
The Homeschool Quickstart class was years in the making. It began as a series of resources and presentations from Tamra and Cass, created to help “accidental” homeschooling parents. These were parents who didn’t plan on homeschooling, but something happened, so now what? The class navigates parents through that “now what?” moment, and helps them take… (—Read more—)
In the above video segment, Cass asks for my perspective on what led to me homeschooling. It was a joy to look back on that sequence of events, and to laugh at the absurdity of several moments. Below is an article I wrote a few years back that answers a similar question about my motivation…. (—Read more—)
In a Nutshell Neurodiversity recognizes that each human is neurologically unique, and it is a concept that celebrates this diversity. Cultures define what brain-based traits are desirable or “normal,” and any deviation from this ideal might be considered neurodivergent. Sometimes a pathology or disability in one culture is considered normal or even a benefit in… (—Read more—)