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What does the perfect education look like?

About a year ago when I started realizing that public school might not be a great fit for Winston, I started devouring books on education and alternatives to the traditional options. There are two that I would recommend to EVERY parent.

1. The Smartest Kids in the World and How They Got that Way by Amanda Ripley
2. Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of your Child's Education by Susan Wise Bauer

These totally opened my eyes to what is actually important to look for in a good school (*hint* it's not the school with the newest iPads or Computers) and combined with Evan's knowledge from his PhD in education, they helped me formulate a very clear picture of what I want in my children's education. I know every family is different, but education is basically number one in my book. I mean God is really number one but I consider education to be a spiritual responsibility so its kind of one in the same in my mind. An exercise Susan Wise Bauer had us do in her book was to im…

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