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A place where issues related to the Christian walk and its application to home education is discussed. Topics are meant to challenge you to think differently, to make a difference in this world, starting with the children you have been blessed with.
||CleanMatthew Chapter 8 – Matthew (& Megan) Respond: Learning Challenges (Part 14)||We have now heard the story of Matthew from two perspectives, mine and Matthew’s parents. Now, we are going to hear from the man himself. Needless to say, Matthew has changed a lot since the day we first met him, so many years ago.||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMatthew Chapter 7 – Matthew’s Parents, John and Agnes, Respond: Learning Challenges (Part 13)||I trust that you have found the Matthew story enlightening. However, there are always at least three sides to every story. In this case there are four. After having documented my version of Matthew’s story,||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMatthew Chapter 6 – A Lesson Learned: Learning Challenges (Part 12)||My wife and I have been facilitating home education for three decades. Needless to say, we have seen a lot of students come and go with most completing their secondary education at home and transitioning into their adult post-secondary world.||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMatthew Chapter 5 – The Apprentice: Learning Challenges (Part 11)||Matthew had now completed the Apprenticeship Entrance Exam, so he was proudly sponsored by his dad in the Automotive Service Technology Apprenticeship Program. As is the case in every apprenticeship, hours in practicum had to be collected before Matthe.||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMatthew Chapter 4 – The Need for Affirmation: Learning Challenges (Part 10)||Once Matthew had passed his mock entrance exam, I instructed… no, I demanded that he immediately make an appointment to write the real thing at the nearest trades office. The next day, when we returned from our day of facilitation,||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMatthew Chapter 3 – Freedom: Learning Challenges (Part 9)||When we first met Matthew he was starting level five. By the time he completed his official home education program he had worked very hard to master… level 5. Perhaps this is a bit of an exaggeration, but I want to make the point that despite the fact||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMatthew Chapter 2 – Matthew Was Unique: Learning Challenges (Part 8)||I first met Matthew nearly twenty years ago. He is the youngest of a family of five, and had been born with “issues” that made him simply not fit the school system. In fact, although I cannot say I know for sure,||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMatthew Chapter 1 – Introduction: Learning Challenges (Part 7)||My wife and I were discussing a passage in the Bible the other day, the one about teachers incurring a stricter judgement (James 3:1). This passage is quite easy to understand. Teachers, all teachers, not just “certificated” ones,||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMore Stories About Students With Learning Challenges: Learning Challenges (Part 6)||I love telling stories! I especially like telling real stories about real people that have happy endings or provide opportunity for learning lessons. As part of the education “industry” for over forty years, I have a lot of them to tell,||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnother Dyslexic’s Journey: Learning Challenges (Part 5)||Last week, I shared from deep within how I beat the system to succeed in spite of my “learning challenges.” If you have not already seen (heard or read) it, I suggest you go there before proceeding with this blog.||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|