Tag Archives: Building Character
Regressing Toward the Mean | HSLDA Blog

Regressing Toward the Mean

I remember being fascinated by the concept in statistics called “Regression toward the mean,” which involves the idea that extreme cases (of either exceptionally excellent or exceptionally dismal results) are usually mere outliers and will typically be followed up with more average and expected results. This means that a truly stellar performance does not necessarily […]

A Family Project | HSLDA Blog

A Family Project

My grandfather ate dinner with us many, many evenings when I was a kid. He was always quizzing us on our multiplication tables and the parts of speech. My parents homeschooled all of us kids for most of our schooling years. My grandfather loved to be involved in our schooling. Or maybe he was just […]

Academic Expectations

“We have to remember we are raising our children for heaven, not Harvard,” a sincere homeschool mom told me once. Another homeschool mom I know, who herself went to Princeton, said, “Well, I don’t think that the two things are mutually exclusive.” Yes! They are not mutually exclusive. My opinion is that we should strive […]