Monthly Archives: December 2012

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onurrus.deviantart.com   You’ve heard the African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child.” You’ve probably also noticed slap backs like, “I’ve seen the village and it’s not raising my kids.” If we…

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Like Math? Thank Your Motivation, Not IQ

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=like-math-thank-your-moti Love this! If you’ve just read my other post today, I was just saying how I don’t harass Edward to learn his times tables and what does this research say? Rote memorization does not a great mathematician make – … Continue reading

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Educate for Problem-Solving, Not Factories

This is the title of a fascinating article that popped up on my FB page. http://www.forbes.com/sites/ashoka/2012/12/14/educate-for-problem-solving-not-factories/ It concludes, and I concur, “Education must create value by teaching people to make a living as problem-solvers and purposeful entrepreneurs…Let’s stop stifling creativity and innovation. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to everyone who celebrates :)

Merry Christmas to all homeschoolingmiddleeast readers! It’s our first Christmas in Dubai as a family, but not my first Christmas in Dubai since I lived here years ago. It’s where I met my hubbie 🙂 It doesn’t feel at all … Continue reading

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Waldorf Dilemma

I know it feels like I’m totally neglecting this blog but I’m not really because, as I’ve mentioned before, I’m always writing posts in my head. I still have lots to say and really want to share my ideas but … Continue reading

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