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 »

The Myth of Ability

A book review of The Myth of Ability: Nurturing Mathematical Talent in Every Child by John Mighton Stars: **** House of Anansi (2004)Education216 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: For decades teachers and parents have accepted the judgment that some… Read More »

The Call of the Wild and Free

A book review of The Call of the Wild and Free: Reclaiming the Wonder in Your Child’s Education (A New Way to Homeschool) by Ainsley Arment Stars: ***** Harper One (2021)Homeschooling336 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Allow your children… Read More »

Reading Magic

A book review of Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever by Mem Fox Stars: **** Harper Paperbacks (2008)Education>Reading208 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: In this revised and updated edition of Reading Magic, bestselling author and literacy expert Mem Fox reveals the incredible emotional and intellectual… Read More »

Teaching Kids to Write Well

A book review of Teaching Kids to Write Well: Six Secrets Every Grownup Should Know by Laurisa White Reyes Stars: **** Skyrocket Press (2015)Education/Writing150 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A must-have addition to every homeschool library. First published in 2009, this revised second edition tackles the challenge so many parents and teachers… Read More »

The Year of Learning Dangerously

A book review of The Year of Learning Dangerously: Adventures in Homeschooling by Quinn Cummings Stars: **** Tarcher Perigee (2013)Education>Homeschooling240 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Think homeschooling is only for a handful of eccentrics on either end of the political spectrum? Think again. Today in America, two million primary- and secondary-school students… Read More »