The secret to getting your kids to fall in love with learning (or at least not complain as much as they used to)

In one word: Autonomy.  That’s it.  Give your child control over his learning. Ok, don’t freak out.  I can just hear some of you.  You don’t know my child.  If I give him an inch when it comes to his work, he will do anything BUT what he’s supposed to do!  Yep. Mine too.  But … Continue reading The secret to getting your kids to fall in love with learning (or at least not complain as much as they used to)

One year-end assessment that your kids will be begging for!

Picture this: A principal at the beginning of the school year tells all his teachers: "This year, we will have no end-of-grade test.  We will have no letters or numbers on our report cards.  There will be no homework just for the sake of assigning homework.  Instead of assessing what each student knows, you will … Continue reading One year-end assessment that your kids will be begging for!