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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 […]

Advent Adventures

My husband is a church nerd. He truly enjoys church services, Scripture readings, and observing traditional feasts and seasons. Although he’s fine putting up the Christmas tree early in December and likes listening to Christmas music throughout the month, he still makes a distinction: Until December 25, we are not in the Christmas season. We’re […]

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 […]