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Articles tagged Learning Skills

Lessons in Learning: Lincoln Logs and Legos Teach an Old Dad New Tricks

It’s December; it’s Christmas. So, I’m thinking about gifts and toys and all of the fun things that children like and what they can do with those things. Last week, after my family decorated our Christmas tree, my fourteen-year-old daughter pulled out a set of Lincoln...
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What I Teach When I Don't Get It

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I loved teaching logic to my girls. I spent multiple years teaching logic as a Challenge B tutor and I mastered the subject (at least to some degree!). Revealing the patterns and intricacies of the subject was exhilarating for me, and I felt equal to most of the...
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Ack! I Don’t Know Latin (or Math)

Tutor or parent, we’ve all felt this frustration at some point or another. We received what we might consider a poor education (or at least an education that is less than our child is receiving) and we cannot keep up with them. They are, for better or worse—better,...
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Rock-solid Retention, Rigorous Exploration, and Right Decision

In our society, we often think of skills as a set of “expert” techniques that we apply to particular activities. We classify ourselves, among other things, as “skilled” doctors, electricians, musicians, basketball players, teachers, cooks, or decorators. We tend to...
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