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Formal Education (and Screens) Too Early Causes Later Delays

“Children are not coming into school with the hand strength and dexterity they had 10 years ago,” paediatric occupational therapist Sally Payne from the Heart of England foundation NHS Trust told The Guardian. More here Early Academics is not doing the kids any favors: “Early academic training somewhat increases children’s immediate scores on the specific […]

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Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (3 of 5)

Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (3 of 5) I put this together for my husband, who is teaching a middle school grammar course for a few weeks, and over half his students are not native English speakers. It only includes adjectives, nouns, verbs, and the occasional preposition because those are the parts […]

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Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (2 of 5)

Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (2 of 5) I put this together for my husband, who is teaching a middle school grammar course for a few weeks, and over half his students are not native English speakers. It only includes adjectives, nouns, verbs, and the occasional preposition because those are the parts […]

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Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (1 of 5)

Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (1 of 5) I put this together for my husband, who is teaching a middle school grammar course for a few weeks, and over half his students are not native English speakers. It only includes adjectives, nouns, verbs, and the occasional preposition because those are the parts […]

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Mainspring of Human Progress Course Reading, Study Guide and Schedule

Books or activities: The Mainstream of Human Progress– the primary text.  The page numbers I share may not match the page-numbers in your edition.  Basically, just read about one chapter per week. Evening in the Palace of Reason (for 16 and up) Read 16 or 17 pages per week.   OR A Short HIstory of […]

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