Myths of Education - Truths I've Learned Through the Homeschool Journey

Your Name and Title:
Heather Martinson, Owner Celebration Education and OChomeschooling.com


Co-Presenter Name(s):

Area of the World from Which You Will Present:

California, USA

Language in Which You Will Present:
English


Target Audience(s):

Families interested in non-traditional education


Short Session Description (one line):

Exposing how tactics used in traditional classrooms can actually detract from learning.


Full Session Description (as long as you would like):

We will debunk the following myths:

  • A school's first concern is to the physical safety of the children
  • Children only learn when they are forced to
  • Only Linguistic and Mathematical intelligence matter
  • More time at a desk means more learning is happening
  • Passed tests is evidence that learning has happened
  • High standards means that all children will be smarter
  • More schooling means more success in life
  • Homework ensures that children will learn
  • Children can only learn from credentialed teachers
  • Learning is hard and boring work

Learn the truths that supersede these fallacies and what you can do to infuse your learning with more dynamic and meaningful experiences!


Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:

www.celebrationeducation.com

www.ochomeschooling.com

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