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Solution to the Einstein Challenge

Here's the solution to last Friday's puzzle. 🙂 As you remember, 5 students live in 5 houses on the same street. Each house is a different color. Each student plays a different sport, has a different favorite class, and keeps a different sort of pet. No two are the...

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Schooling In Our Right Minds

On Facebook. On Pinterest. Unless you live under a rock, you've seen the tests and quizzes that purport to tell you whether or not you're "in your right mind." Maybe after a hard week of homeschooling, you're not entirely sure. Or perhaps it's our children who aren't...

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Einstein’s Challenge

Here's a fun challenge to keep your kids' minds busy for a while! Let's pretend that 5 students live in 5 houses on the same street. Each house is a different color. Each student plays a different sport, has a different favorite class in school, and keeps a different...

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You DID Build That!

Creating something of value is intensely satisfying and fulfilling. Creativity is an expression of ourselves, especially when shared as a gift with others. Some years ago, creatives were informed "You didn't build that!" as if the value of our ideas and...

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Friday Free-Time Focus

Creativity does not develop quickly. Each of us needs time to think, to dream, to imagine. That's what childhood is for! It's so easy to get...

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Teaching Creativity

So we've arrived at the highest level of thinking and learning--creativity. That's the capstone. The goal of our teaching. At this level our children will be able to do so much more than read and regurgitate, parroting whatever ideas they are fed by others. Their...

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FREE EBOOK:How to Encourage Creativity in Your Child

FREE EBOOK:How to Encourage Creativity in Your Child

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