At IndED we care deeply about developing INTELLECT, CHARACTER, and COMMUNICATION SKILLS. That’s why our Living Learning Plans and Competency…Continue Reading
Meaningful Relationships Over “Socialization”
The first assertion when you bring up homeschooling: “Well you need to make sure the child is ‘socialized.’” What does…Continue Reading
The MicroSchool Solution
The families of IndED have addressed the conundrum of an affordable, high-quality, personalized education head on: it’s called a “MicroSchool”… …Continue Reading
What is a Teacher?
IndED takes great pride in having dedicated Mentors who get to directly apply their ideas and skills sharing knowledge with…Continue Reading
What is “School”? — Great Conversations.
At IndED, through Socratic discussions, field trips, and special guests, as well as our Great Conversation(s) initiative, we create opportunities…Continue Reading
Why We Write
We write to tell a story…to explain, to persuade or influence. In general, though, writing is not simply a form…Continue Reading
Education as Part of the Community
Community. We all want it. We certainly spend a lot of time talking about it. It’s necessary for people to…Continue Reading
Homeschool is Life
We took some time with our families to enjoy food and fellowship to celebrate the end of the school year.…Continue Reading
Natural Philosophers at IndED
We wrapped up our science year with presentations from our kids using the Scientific Method. And we wanted to share…Continue Reading
Personalized Learning: What Does it Mean?
There have been some concerns about Loudoun Valley High’s recent foray into “Personalized Learning”: https://www.loudountimes.com/news/parents-voice-concerns-over-safety-and-disarray-in-hallways-at/article_39911ebc-6c3a-11e9-8363-1fae2dc089c1.html Followed by an editorial regarding…Continue Reading