The thing I love most about homeschooling is being able to watch my child grasp a concept and take off running. It is so rewarding, as a mom and teacher, to hold the keys to unlocking their knowledge and understanding. It can also be frustrating when a concept seems clearly presented and yet it is not understood. That is where a mom’s creativity and knowledge of the child comes into play. Continue reading Teach Effectively by Knowing Your Child
As my son is very into Minecraft right now, I set up a world in which I can count his creativity and ingenuity as education. In our house, Minecraft is not a core curriculum for any subject, but it is a launching board for tough concepts as we create a fun environment for testing his knowledge of subject matter. What’s more, the social aspect of Minecraft has been very beneficial. Anywhere we go, whoever is there, no matter the age, my son is able to talk with them about Minecraft. If they don’t know about it, he informs them, if they are knowledgeable he talks with them about the various things they can accomplish.
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