This post is an excerpt from our e-book, The 5 Habits of Highly Successful Homeschoolers >> Habit 2: Brainstorm a Blank Page “In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are not.” —Albert Einstein Get Specific The First Habit is big, [...]
About Oliver DeMilleOliver DeMille is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Globe and Mail best-selling author, and popular public speaker and consultant. He is the co-founder of TJEd.org and husband of Rachel (Pinegar) DeMille since 1989. They are the parents of eight children, with eight grandchildren and more on the way. You can find his writings on freedom, politics and current events on his personal blog at OliverDeMille.com.
(A Review of Two Books Every Family Should Read!) Childhood Connections Recently I shared the story of a lady who lived in the Orient for a time and noticed that children were frequently familiarized with math and science symbols and ideas the way most young [...]
Trapped Sometimes reading a certain article, book, blog, tweet or other idea just … sticks. It resonates. It’s memorable. It makes you think. Or laugh. Maybe it causes you to frown. Or shake your head in surprise. For example, I recently read an article published [...]
See. Learn. One of the keys to great education is to raise children in a “print-rich environment” (see Maya Thiagarajan, “are asian kids really better at math?” Parents, September 2016), by surrounding them with access to books and examples of parents, siblings and others reading [...]
Seasons and Lessons I recently saw two different ads in the same magazine that immediately made me think of TJEd. More to the point, they made me think of TJEd parents, youth, and kids, and what they are planning for the summer ahead. Here’s what [...]
by Oliver & Rachel DeMille The Key Whatever you know about Love of Learning Phase, this one key will make all the difference. If you’re already doing it, you can do it just a little bit better—and get huge results. And if you’re not doing [...]
How well do you carry out the great responsibility to always know the right individualized educational goals and objectives for each of your children—each week, every week? And, knowing them, how well do you implement them?
by Oliver DeMille To Topic or Not to Topic I was recently talking to a fabulous homeschooling dad, and he said something that rang too true. “We read the scriptures together aloud as a family pretty much every day,” his wife said, “and we discuss [...]