Aspergers Syndrome – Understanding and Educating

Asperger’s Syndrome – Understanding and Educating Introduction Asperger’s Syndrome so named after the Austrian researcher Hans Asperger, who first described this condition in a paper he wrote, publishing it in German in Vienna in 1944. The paper and others he wrote were not accessible in English until Uta Frith had the original paper translated and… Read More Aspergers Syndrome – Understanding and Educating

Christian Homeschooling – Some Preliminary Thoughts

Christian Homeschooling – Some Preliminary Thoughts by Dr David Field “I advise no-one to place his child where the Scriptures do not reign paramount.” – Martin Luther Scripture Passages of Relevance to Christian Education English Proverbs of Relevance to Christian Education Some Helpful Resources A Catena of Questions, Thoughts and Quotations Urging Christian Education Some Clarifications… Read More Christian Homeschooling – Some Preliminary Thoughts

Critical Thinking and what it means to young children

Critical thinking means collecting absorbing important information and using that to form and support a decision or opinion of your own, rather than repeating or believing what you hear others say. Critical thinking skills don’t fully develop until adolescence, but the foundations for good thinking develop in younger children and it is important to help children during the… Read More Critical Thinking and what it means to young children

Fresh Homeschool Week 1: A Fresh Approach (Part 1 of 24)

Over then next few months I hope to devote more attention to adding fresh resources to this Homeschooling website, which I have always intended to be a collection of helpful resources and guides aimed at helping and supporting Christian Home schoolers all around the globe. Like most parents everywhere, I don’t have much free time… Read More Fresh Homeschool Week 1: A Fresh Approach (Part 1 of 24)

The Disadvantages Of Distance Learning

The Disadvantages Of Distance Learning Although distance learning offers many people the opportunity to attain higher education without having to be part of the daily classroom setting, it is not all pros, benefits and advantages. Distance Education has its own costs and requires significant compromise  it to be a success. Significant self motivation is required… Read More The Disadvantages Of Distance Learning

How to Foster Students to a Develop Positive Social Attitude

How to Foster Students to a Develop Positive Social Attitude Academic and cognitive skills in students can be fostered through a number of conventional means. Likewise, assessing such skills is also quite easy through some systematic assessment tests. However, developing the social attitude of students is relatively difficult. Yet, one cannot deny the fact that… Read More How to Foster Students to a Develop Positive Social Attitude