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17 10, 2016

Homework, Homeschool, and Mothers: The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

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 [...]

3 08, 2016

Breathe… A Deeper Look at Inspired Education: The Weekly Mentor

Living Inspiration The word “inspire” is one of the most powerful in the English language. It contemplates major improvement, massive personal change, and real societal progress—because when a person is inspired, he does things at a whole new level, frequently in entirely new ways. If [...]

16 01, 2015

The 6-Point Plan: Advice for New Homeschoolers and Families Needing a “Reset”

I moderate a large online forum where new and seasoned parents, homeschoolers and professional teachers discuss education and learning. Some questions are asked so frequently that I came up with what I call my "go-to advice" for those new to homeschool, or who are changing [...]

18 09, 2014

She Knew!: The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

(A Mother Makes All the Difference) by Oliver DeMille Grades or Education? I heard a story recently that really made me think. It was recounted by the mother of a college student who visited home after her first semester and confided in her parents that [...]

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