that reading is slow, time consuming
literature twenty-four hours a day. We
Begin by deciding how many books
Ask yourself when you can take time
bed at night? Can you read when the
laundry? If these snatches of time be-
DO NOT overestimate this num-ber.;Instead,;underestimate;it.;Make;this
Whatever your number is, plan to discuss exactly that number of books with
your student in the upcoming term—no
more and no less. Assign additional books
for your students to read on their own, unsupervised.
one discussion will dramatically affect
the street who apparently has thirty-six;hours;in;every;day.;Instead,;you;are
Adam Andrews is the Director of the Center for Literary Education and a homeschooling father of six. Adam earned his
B.A. from Hillsdale College and is a Ph.D.
candidate at the University of Washington.
He and his wife Missy are the authors of
Teaching;the;Classics, the popular reading and literature curriculum. They teach
their children at home in Rice, Washington. For more information, visit www