The Winding Spring Process of Education, described below, is an advanced framework for interaction between community and the process of education. Until we have more enlightened leadership and more community involvement, parents need to focus on skill mastery and leadership training for their children.
Math and reading are examples of skills for mastery. Leadership training can be taught by parents a number of ways. There are leadership lessons in the Bible as well as in a books like On Duties (De Officiis) by Cicero.
The Winding Spring Process of Education
We have prepared some documents describing the Winding Spring Process of Education. Remember, these are advanced ideas.
The School Plan is a 1,350 word PDF document describing a possible implementation of the Winding Spring Process of Education.
Example Themes is a 1,620 word PDF document giving more examples of the high school themes described in The School Plan.
For parents wanting to provide a free coding environment for you children to learn C or C++, here is a PDF document that details how to Install the Eclipse IDE for C/C++. This is a professional tool, so the installation is a bit of work, but it is a free tool used by many professionals.
Logic in programming requires understanding truth tables for the AND and OR logical operators. Here is a truth table, hand written, for the AND and OR operators, including the bit-wise operators that are used in C Programming. As a bonus, there is a second page that has the truth tables for the conditional and biconditional operators, which are used in mathematical proofs. The 2nd page is for math, not for programming.