Learning the Art of Thinking: Review of Alan Jacobs’ book, How to Think
by Kathy Kuhl How do you recommend a book called How to Think: A Survival Guide for A World at Odds, without insulting your readers? Author Alan Jacobs recommends saying, “I’m sure you know someone who could benefit from this book.” And I’m sure you do. Why am I reviewing a book on thinking, […]
Help for Dyslexic Teens: Never Too Late to Read, a book review
By Kathy Kuhl Know a dyslexic teen, or any adolescent who struggles with reading? It’s so frustrating for these students and their parents. The students are probably avoiding reading as much as possible, and may be resisting your efforts to teach them. It would be no surprise if they are discouraged. They may even try deny […]
What about High School Credits, Diplomas, and Transcripts?
By Kathy Kuhl When I speak on homeschooling high school students with learning challenges, parents often ask: What about transcripts? How do I decide when and whether to give a diploma? Often, I receive some version of this question, which came up on a Facebook group recently: Do you ever worry that your student will […]
College Accommodations and Self-Advocacy Part II
By Kathy Kuhl In last week’s post, I discussed college accommodations and self-advocacy for students with learning challenges, especially in the context of college. In today’s post I’ll answer questions about college accommodations. I’ll discuss some of the practical aspects of accommodations. How to evaluate college accommodations Not all colleges offer the same levels of […]