On Teaching When Success Leads to Failure –“Above all else, we taught her to fear failure. That fear is what has destroyed her love of learning.” and “Her child has sacrificed her natural curiosity and love of learning at the altar of achievement, and it’s our fault.” really stuck out to me. I’m still mulling it all around in my head, trying to figure out what it means for our homschool and family. Above many other things, I want my kids to leave our home fully embracing a love of learning. (LINK THAT BLOG POST!!)
History in the News How Food Helped Fuel the Civil Rights Movement
Resources for your Classroom Civil War reading guide @ Serendipity blog (We used several recommendations in our recent month-long Civil War study.)
In the Kitchen Baked Hush Puppies–Not quite as good as the deep-fried variety…but still quite tasty!