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 … Read More
Little by Little Blog
Inspired by an old Spanish Proverb, "Little by little, one travels far", this blog is a space to encourage your journey in parenting, teaching, and making the most of your child(ren)'s education. It is rarely by leaps and bounds that we will accomplish much, but more often in the everyday, moment after moment. Find resources, inspiration and support here to stay present and engaged in you and your family's lives.
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 … Read More
Mise en Place––it’s a French term meaning “everything in its place”. Before you tackle cooking with your Little Chef, it’s a good (read: really smart) idea to have all the equipment you’ll need within reach. It avoids frustration mid-recipe, and teaches children how to use … Read More
When you first move into a home or an apartment, before you start making meals in your new kitchen, it helps to check that you have some staple ingredients and equipment on hand. That way, you won’t one day find yourself stuck in the middle … Read More
The San Luis Obispo Classical Academy opened its doors back in 2005 as a one-room schoolhouse in a neighborhood garage. Since these humble beginnings, the school has spent the last fifteen years developing and honing its novel approach to education – classical (with a twist). … Read More