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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