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It is the Center for Homeschooling’s integrative model to visualizing and understanding your child’s learning maturity; it will help you to develop a planned way to improve your child’s ability to learn.
What can Oprah teach us about homeschooling? Yes, that Oprah and she has a valuable lesson. Who wouldn’t want to learn from her?
Here are four time-tested rules to improve your homeschool teaching. Follow them – they will make your lessons and learning experiences more effective.
Use this article to guide a constructive and interesting conversation with a different point of view about learning. Introduce the very powerful mindset that your child can become a self-learner, someone who knows how to teach themself. This can help motivate the desire to become more skillful at learning.
Bring out the powerful parent coach in you with this four-step process! This summarizes the steps of the 4D parent coaching model as presented in the online Pa 10 course. Use this as a step-by-step to guide for improving the learning strategies used by your child. Start with the Discover step and advance to the next levels only when you have accomplished the step results.
One of the major objections that parents face is the self-limiting beliefs your child can hold about their own capabilities to learn hard things. If you have heard statements like, “I’m not smart enough to learn math,” or “This subject is too hard!” or “I wish I was smart like so and so,” then you should recognize you need some supporting information to counter these points of view. Use these points as talking points to counter negativity.
How can you convince the child who believes she is a good student to work harder to improve and become an even better expert learner? It’s a motivational problem - we do know the hardest person to change is one who thinks they are already good at something. Whether they really are or not doesn’t matter here, you are dealing with the same problem of resistance to change. When you complete the Center for Homeschooling’s Learning Power course, the question of motivation is something you...
How do you know if your child is really college ready? The science of learning provides us with useful insight into a key skill you may be missing.
Learning hard things requires a disciplined approach that will keep you in “focused mode.” We’ve identified seven helpful components–use this as a worksheet to assess what you are doing or not doing now, and then identifying what you need to change to be more successful. Checklist Growth MindsetAdapt what Dr. Carol Dweck has called a “Growth Mindset” to tackle hard things. This starts with the ongoing belief in your ability to grow yourself through your efforts and practice....
Greetings! Children often underestimate their own ability to learn. This can be a big problem when the learning gets hard. Read below to learn how to deal with situations where your child is losing self-confidence and you hear protestations like “I can’t learn this” or “I’m not smart enough to learn math.” We will explore a four-step process with two simple questions you use to stimulate a deeper conversation with your child about learning and growing their confidence in their own...