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Homeschooling and the Voyage of Self-discovery

A Journey Of Original Seeking

By David H. Albert

Are children empty boxes into which we pour knowledge and wisdom? Or are they naturally predisposed to acquire these things? David H. Albert presents a collection of articles laden with gems, -including the single most important lesson to teach a child. -Topics include:

How children learn to read.
"Perfection"—Why children are perfectionists and how to respond.
How to encourage your child to seek greater challenges and achievements.
Teens and what to do about them.
Why the testing is destroying our schools.

"Once again David Albert applies his genius to children."—John Gatto, -author of the bestseller, Dumbing Us Down

David H. Albert is the author of And the Skylark Sings with Me.

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  • 371.042 Alb, Nonfiction

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1567512321


Format: Book
Author: Albert, David H.
Title: Homeschooling and the voyage of self-discovery : a journey of original seeking / David H. Albert.
Publisher Date: Monroe, Maine : Common Courage Press, c2003.
Subject: Home schooling
Isbn: 1567512321 (pbk.)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: 371.042 Alb
Oclc: 51962555
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Bib Id: 197408

Format: Book
Author: Albert, David H.
Title: Homeschooling and the voyage of self-discovery : a journey of original seeking / David H. Albert.
Publisher, Date: Monroe, Maine : Common Courage Press, c2003.
Description: xii, 255 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects: Home schooling
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Distinguished visitors -- Original seeking and the voyage of self-discovery -- Unlearning all the time -- The code cracker and the information hound -- Hebetudinous -- Potato-heads -- A travel excursion of the mind -- Dodge ball -- Stickball -- Perfection -- Geese -- ADTD (No, it's not a typo) -- Learning about learning: conversations with my violin -- Life companions -- The Oxford secret -- Flow I, "Don't worry, be happy" -- Testing, 1-2-3 -- Beans! -- Buy nothing! -- Social studies--The courage of our questions: I A curriculum on a plate ; II A question in the car ; III Embracing the song of the world -- Armand Berliner -- Flow II, The teenage edition -- Cilia! -- The success of public education -- On forgiveness -- The violin bow.
ISBN: 1567512321 (pbk.)
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Call Number: 371.042 Alb