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May

Character Traits of the Month

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Here at Wisdom Wonder Project, we believe the development of character is essential to becoming well educated—not only gaining the knowledge of good character, but really internalizing its value and cultivating the desire to grow in good character.  Without character, education is incomplete and potentially dangerous.  We also believe that developing character is a process.  […]

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Apr

Grace, Space and Empathy in the Time of COVID

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Pandemic parenting is _______________ . (You fill in the blank.) Over the past week, I posed this question to parents, and they responded… Ceaseless.Survival.Unusual.Back to the basics.Consuming.Raw.Rewarding.Relentless.Enlightening.A job for three grown-ups.Stressful.Exposed.Exhausting.Vulnerable.An adventure.Constant.Impossible when you have anything else to do. So here we are alone together during the global coronavirus pandemic. We have never been here […]

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Apr

Free Learning Resources During COVID-19

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How is everyone doing?? The realities of quarantine are settling in for us in new ways this week, and we’ve found ourselves trying to stave off the doldrums.Will we ever get to return to normal? What is normal exactly?The ocean is calling, and I can’t go!You want another snack?Making space for the ups and downs […]

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Apr

Exploring Types of Learning

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This post contains affiliate links. If you click on a link, a small commission may be paid. Types of Learning Effective teachers want their students to learn actively. Each day, different levels and types of learning take place in classrooms across the world. For those who work in education, the lingo changes and can be […]

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Apr

Are You Financially Fit To Quit

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This post contains affiliate links. If you click on a link, a small commission may be paid. It is Spring 2020, and many educators are making a significant shift because schools across the nation closed due to COVID19. The way we teach completely changed within days. Before this shift, some teachers and administrators thought of […]

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Feb

Are You Contributing to Chaos in Classrooms?

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This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the link, a small commission may be paid. Chaos in Classrooms We see more and more articles and social media posts from teachers and administrators, citing stress and burnout. Many educators state the job has become too overwhelming, and it’s time to walk away. The reasons […]

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Feb

Stories as Teaching Tools & Love Offerings

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As a professional author and storyteller, a father, and the husband of an award-winning schoolteacher and counselor, I have given a lot of thought to the most effective, most engaging ways to teach and to learn through stories. I want to share with you some suggestions and conclusions based on my personal experiences. First, recognize […]

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Nov

Reflecting on the Wonder Conference

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At the Wonder Conference, I felt a true sense of community among others who desire the same as me: to make new discoveries and enrich our home education.  I love being challenged by new ideas and making sure I stay “fresh” in my teaching. I easily fall into a routine with our grids where the […]

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Oct

Five Areas of Reflection for Educators

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This post contains affiliate post. If you click on a link, a small commission may be paid. Areas of Reflection If you were a fly on the wall, what would you see and hear in your classroom? As an administrator, what would you see and hear in your school? Self-Reflection is key to effective teaching […]

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Sep

Register Now! 2019 Wonder Conference

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Join us for a weekend that maximizes your home education, engage in wonder, & discover the essence of joyful learning. The Wisdom Wonder Project is hosting our first ever Wonder Conference this October––a comprehensive weekend of training for home-educators and education-enthusiasts alike. This conference is for parents & educators of preschool through middle school age […]

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