Tag Archives: education

Roots of Empathy

My good friend Dr. M. is on a Quest to get this book better known, specifically to get enough grassroots support behind it that the program it describes can be expanded to the Ann Arbor area. Roots of Empathy by … Continue reading

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The Gift of Dyslexia

I have stacks of books waiting to be reviewed and even bigger stacks at home waiting to be read. Onwards! The Gift of Dyslexia by Ronald D. Davis with Eldon M. Braun. This is the dyslexia theory that my son’s … Continue reading

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Brain Gym

Brain Gym by Paul E. Dennison and Gail E. Dennison This book was recommended to us by a friend, who had great success with both of her children using the exercises in it. I had to have it sent via … Continue reading

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Overcoming Dyslexia

OK, so probably most of my readers don’t have a need for dyslexia books. I’m posting these notes here to jog my memory in the future, and just in case anyone who needs such information drops by. Overcoming Dyslexia by … Continue reading

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Uniquely Gifted

Uniquely Gifted by Keisa Kay and Beverly A. Trail “Twice exceptional” is a term I’ve newly become acquainted with. It refers to people (often specifically children) who are both gifted and have some sort of disability like a learning disability, … Continue reading

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Protected: More challenges

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Protected: Schooling

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Montessori

Thank you for all the positive comments on Stardust! I’m finding distinct advantages to writing up things my friends already know. Moving on, I’ve been fascinated by Waldorf education recently, despite the fact that my son attends a Montessori school … Continue reading

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Teach Your Own

Teach Your Own by John Holt & Pat Farenga This is the latest edition of one of the great classics of homeschooling, but it has valuable ideas for anyone with children, even if you send them to school. From extensive … Continue reading

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