I used to worry that I’d mess up my kids by leaving out some really important part of their education. I came to realize, however, that classroom learning, although it can be very beneficial is really just the beginning,
If you teach your kids how to learn and don’t squelch their God-given interest for discovery in the process, you have done your job. Anything they ever need to know they can find out at any time of life.
My general practice was to do academics each day for approximately 2-3 hours per day. That left a lot of day during which time the kids did chores, devotions, reading, and then were free to explore individual interests. This is where the life-long learning took place. Continue reading Beyond the Classroom