Synthesis School Review by a parent, a review of an online enrichment program modeled after Elon Musk’s Ad Adstra school for his own son, with my personal experience of this online enrichment program that focuses on teaching children to think collaboratively and outside the box. You either win or you learn.
Category Archives: Raising Boys
Inspired by an email from A Thomas Jefferson Education, I reorganized our home library to fit our lives better and encourage our children to read more on their level and beyond- a Thomas Jefferson Home Library. The basic idea is to put children’s books on the bottom shelves (where they can reach when they are […]
We’ve been reading lots of great books in the last year, mainly middle grade books. My older son loves humorous novels for boys, including comics, and basically falls asleep every night reading (and laughing) in his bed with a Wimpy Kid or Big Nate book in his hands, or while perusing GoComics.com. My younger son […]
It’s cold outside, but there still isn’t any snow on the ground, so what are a couple of adventure boys supposed to do? Head to Big Snow, of course, for some snowboarding fun! The boys have never been snowboarding before, so when we were invited to enjoy a day of skiing or snowboarding at Big […]
Writing can be a real challenge for children. Between organizing an outline, coming up with creative ideas for content, worrying about spelling and grammar, and more, it can be overwhelming. It was rather difficult for me to help my children learn to write well, whether it be a simple summary, a 3 to 5 paragraph […]