From Rote Memorization to Critical Thinking: Comprehensive Education Blogs

From Rote Memorization to Critical Thinking: Comprehensive Education Blogs

  • What to Look for in a Public School for a Special Needs Child

    Special needs children are often integrated into traditional public schools and thrive among their peers. As a parent, you worry about your child getting access to the educational assistance and medical or psychological help they need in order to effectively socialize and learn in a public school setting, but maybe you don't want to limit your young one to special needs schools. Here are things to look for when selecting a public school for your special needs child.

  • What To Consider When Picking A Preschool For Your Kid

    There may come a time when you're ready to enroll your kid in a preschool program. This is a great way for your child to be introduced to learning while getting the chance to make new friends and interact with other kids. This can also be a good option if you need assistance with childcare. If you're feeling nervous about choosing a great preschool, that's totally normal. But you should know that there are many great preschool programs out there.

  • 3 Advantages Of Private School

    While a public school education is the right of every American child, many parents opt to send their children to private schools instead. Not every family has the same reasons for doing so, but here are three common motives. Parents Want Their Children To Receive Religious Instruction As Well Many private schools are operated by churches. While parochial schools are especially common for the Catholic denomination, other Christian denominations such as Lutherans and Baptists also have their own private schools.

  • Communication And Your Child's Kindergarten School Teacher: What You Need To Know

    Why do you need to keep the lines of communication open with your child's kindergarten school teacher? Navigating the elementary school experience can be complex.  From what your child is learning to who she's becoming friends with, you'll want to know everything about her kindergarten day. But, chances are that you'll get the good old, "I don't know," or, "Okay, I guess," when you ask, "How was your day?" What can you do to get in the know?

  • No-Fuss Education: Homeschooling With An Accredited Online Private Or Parochial School

    Homeschooling isn't for the faint of heart. Depending on your state, you have to adhere to, and document, everything that you teach your child. This can be difficult, especially if you're homeschooling multiple children. Many states require documented attendance records, lesson plans, and grades. If you don't want to mess with designing homeschool lesson plans from scratch, buying a prepackaged curriculum from a private, online K-12 school might be a great alternative.

  • About Me

    From Rote Memorization to Critical Thinking: Comprehensive Education Blogs

    True learning involves lots of different elements, and they run the gamut from memorizing times tables to engaging critically with complicated philosophical ideas. As a parent, you probably want the best education for your child, bu how do you identify that? Do some approaches work better for some kids than others? What about learning disabilities? How can you help your child with homework you don't understand? In this blog, I am going to explore questions like that, and ultimately, I hope these posts help you find the best education for your child. Best wishes and happy learning. My name is Molly, and I'm so excited to be along for part of this journey with you.