Category: Learning styles

Rabbit Trail Education

Does your family's teaching/learning style look more like a rabbit trail than a straight line? What is "Rabbit Trail Learning?" Does it work?

Carol Barnier, featured conference speaker at the 2014 Oregon Christian Home Education Conference, describes the way learning often happens at her house and the benefits of "Rabbit Trail Learning."

Carol is also offering her book "How Do I Get My Child OFF the Refridgerator and on to Learning?" as a pre-conference door prize.

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80 comments | Posted by Dorothy Karman on Jun 12, 2014 at 9:00 PM | Categories: Encouragement - Homeschooling - Learning styles - Resources -

Homeschooling the Tortoise and the Hare

The Tortoise and the Hare From ''The Æsop for Children'', by Æsop, illustrated by Milo Winter Project Gutenberg etext 19994 Understanding the different bents of both parents and child is an important part of home education.  It is so easy to exasperate a child by neglecting to see both the strengths and weakness of their personality.  One of the most freeing things about homeschooling is being able to accommodate whatever bent God has gifted your child with. No homeschool needs to look like anyone else’s.  It can be tailor made!

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300 comments | Posted by Christine Bullock on Jun 7, 2013 at 4:34 PM | Categories: Encouragement - Homeschooling - Learning styles -