TweedleWink: Gareth's First Class

I meant to write about this last week but the week went by so quickly, we’re now on the eve of another lesson.  Since Heguru doesn’t run classes for infants from birth to 6 months, I took the opportunity to sign Gareth up for classes at TweedleWink.  We had our first session last Tuesday. TheContinue reading “TweedleWink: Gareth's First Class”

Early Childhood Education: The Shichida Method

The further I research the topic of Early Childhood Education, it seems the more uncertain I am about which direction to head towards.  I had heard about the Shichida Method from a friend but knew very little about it except that it was a flashcard method of teaching infants – or so I thought.  ItContinue reading “Early Childhood Education: The Shichida Method”

Early Childhood Education: The Gentle Revolution

Since I started down the road of homeschooling Gavin, I’ve been hearing about a lot of early childhood educational programs that have left my head spinning.  Uncertain about which way to proceed, I’ve decided to take a closer look at these programs. Here is a list of some of the ones I’ve heard about (ifContinue reading “Early Childhood Education: The Gentle Revolution”

The Critical Ingredient in the Making of a Genius?

You may have noticed by now that there’s been a particular trend in my posts of late revolving around education, or rather, early childhood education. There is a reason for it.  Gavin has turned two in January and based on much of the information I have read on child psychology and the brain development ofContinue reading “The Critical Ingredient in the Making of a Genius?”