Friday, February 13, 2015

On Relaxed Homeschooling

Wisdom from Sarah McKenzie at Amongst Lovely Things: 
I don’t worry about “getting it all in” or “leaving gaps” in my children’s education. Public and private schools don’t “get it all in”, and certainly every person I’ve ever met has gaps in their education. The goal of education is not to fill a child’s head with facts, dates, and tidbits of history. The goal of education is to inspire the child to love learning, and to give him the tools to do so. Then they are set for a lifetime of learning- this is of far more worth than anything one can learn from a textbook.
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Friday, January 30, 2015

Quote of the Week ~ Jan. 30, 2015

He who does little, but in a state to which God calls him, does more than he who labors much, but in a state which he has thoughtlessly chosen: a cripple limping in the right way is better than a racer out of it. – Augustine of Hippo