How to Praise Your Child for Best Results This You Tube video deals with the effect of certain kinds of praise on kids. Is it best to praise a child’s effort or his intelligence–and does it even matter? In the book Nurture Shock: New Thinking about Children, the authors report on a very similar Read More
New Resource from The Old Schoolhouse This summer I had the opportunity to send King Alfred’s English out in e-book form to bloggers with The Old Schoolhouse. The Old Schoolhouse is one of the largest and most popular homeschooling resources on the web, and their Review Crew, which is what their bloggers are called, are a delightful and diligent Read More
Everyone should know who Richard Feynman is! Richard P. Feynman (1918-1988), scientist, teacher, raconteur, and musician. He assisted in the development of the atomic bomb, expanded the understanding of quantum electrodynamics, and translated Mayan hieroglyphics.