The Ancient Greeks Way to Educate

The Ancient Greek’s believed there were four aspects to education. These were: Music, Gymnastics, Mathematics, and Dialectics. Plato saw the human person as having three parts, appetitive, spirited and rational. I wonder how much we can equate this with the more modern notion of body, mind, and heart/soul. The appetitive being the body, the spirited…
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Early or Late? That is Not the Question.

There are many who are quite passionate about the answer to this question, and both side can be argued and proven as best with research cited, and whole books written in support of one or the other. Reading many books, defending different answers to this question has led me to believe the question itself is…
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5 Ways Jumping Leads to Genius (feet jumping)

Why and How to Create Your Home School Vision Statement

We often jump into homeschooling with two feet and not much else. A few people may have put in long hours of pre-study and know going in exactly how everything is going to proceed. Except, it often does not go according to their well laid plans. Homeschooling, like the rest of life, is full of…
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One Simple Trick to Find Your Homeschool Style

One Simple Trick to Find Your Homeschooling Style

Food, so many of life’s essential questions can be answered by this one word, and the educational philosophies behind different styles of homeschooling are no different. What you believe about food reveals how you feel about parenting, and educating our children is just a piece of the parenting pie.

Welcome to my Homeschool Blog, Marla Szwast, Jump Into Genius, Homeschool

Welcome to my Homeschool Blog

Can You Jump Into Genius?  Scienctists have know for some time that intelligence is not fixed at birth. Yet the idea that some kids are smart and some slow is still pervasive in how we think about kids. The truth is, some kids do learn faster than others, but that does not have to be…
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