Claudia Weintraub is the Director of the River Oaks Academy Charter School in Westlake, CA. She speaks with host Mark Sylvester about personalized learning in the context of homeschooling and independent learning. This topic is deep and nuanced and the conversation helps understand the vital role this type of education plays in preparing young minds for the future. These students are going to form a strong part of the local work-force and will be of the temperament to be incredible employees.
The smartest kids in the world and how they got that way.
Definition of Independent Learning
The role of the family in supporting the student
How she came about focusing her efforts in this area
Building Parent competency
How to determine if your family is ready for home-schooling
The role of common core standards in homeschooling
Here her argument that home-schooled students are more articulate, more polite, more well-rounded and more likely to give back in their community and why that’s true.