Know Thyself

We know that schools desperately need parent volunteers, and we go to great lengths to help out whenever possible. But your skills and temperament need to be a good fit for the job. If you rely heavily on spell-check, helping students with spelling tests might not be a good match for you. Similarly, if bus […]

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Is Your Kid’s Math 20/20?

Upon becoming a parent, you were told about the importance of reading to your little one. And so, like most parents, you bought copies of Goodnight Moon, The Runaway Bunny and Mama, Do You Love Me? With your baby on your lap, you read these before bed or just before naptime, being sure to get […]

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Informal and formal education – training

To avoid confusion I should say that it is impossible to understand non-formal education in opposition to the formal. Historically, since the 19th century, there was the juxtaposition of formal and real education. Formal education is oriented to the development of invariants and universals of culture: classical languages, formal languages (logic and mathematics), basic Sciences, […]

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