The Art of Teaching Children

A book review of The Art of Teaching Children: All I Learned From a Lifetime in the Classroom by Phillip Done Stars: ***** Simon & Schuster (2022)Memoir464 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: An essential guide for teachers and parents that’s destined to become a classic, The Art of Teaching Children is one of those… Read More »

Humble Math Workbooks

A workbook review of Humble Math workbooks such as 100 Days of Decimals, Perfects & Fractions, 100 Days of Money, Fractions & Telling the time and 100 Days of Pre-Algebra Skills. Stars: **** Disclosure: I received three workbooks to try out in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Humble Math sells… Read More »

Braided Learning

A book review of Braided Learning: Illuminating Indigenous Presence through Art and Story by Susan D. Dion Stars: **** Purich Publishing (2022)Indigenous Studies260 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A guide to learning and teaching about Indigenous histories and perspectives in Canada.The Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Indigenous activism have made many Canadians uncomfortably… Read More »

Free Range Learning

A book review of Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everything by Laura Grace Weldon Stars: *** Hohm Press (2010)Homeschooling304 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: With more kids at home now . . . here is a book for parents, family members and friends who want to maximize this time for a… Read More »

Reading in the Wild

A book review of Reading in the Wild: The Book Whisperer’s Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits by Donalyn Miller with Susan Kelley Stars: **** Jossey-Bass (2013)Teaching Reading304 pages Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links. Summary: In Reading in the Wild, reading expert Donalyn Miller continues the conversation that began in her bestselling book, The Book Whisperer.… Read More »

The Well-Educated Mind

A book review of The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had by Susan Wise Bauer Stars: **** W.W. Norton & Company (2015)Classical Education512 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The enduring and engaging guide to educating yourself in the classical tradition. Have you lost the art of reading… Read More »

The One World Schoolhouse

A book review of The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined by Salman Khan (Founder of the Khan Academy) Stars: **** Twelve (2012)Education272 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere: this is the goal of the Khan Academy, a passion project that grew from an ex-engineer and hedge… Read More »