Course curriculum

  • 01

    INTRODUCTION

    • IMPORTANT: Please read this announcement!

    • Convention Reading Assignment

  • 02

    KEYNOTES

    • VIDEO: "Our declaration of Independence" by Rachel DeMille

    • AUDIO: The Style Over Substance Myth by Oliver DeMille

    • Keynote: "Do You Wanna Mock People, or Do You Wanna Change the World?" by Ian & Emma Cox

  • 03

    Optional Reading/Discussion Event

    • About our "Reading Assignment" [Optional, of course!]

    • INTRO AUDIO: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

    • STUDY GUIDE: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

    • DEBRIEFING AUDIO: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

  • 04

    MENTORING MOMENTS

    • Mentoring Moment: Planned obsolescence

    • How Many Homeschoolers Does it Take to...? by Emma Cox

    • Mentoring Moment: Begin with the End in Mind - but Start with the Beginning!

    • Mentoring Moment: "I will know; I will do" by Rachel DeMille

    • VIDEO: Mentoring Moment, "Go, not Stop" by Oliver DeMille

    • VIDEO: "Leader, not Elitist - Unplugged" by Emma Cox

    • MENTORING MOMENT: "History - How can I study to find the truth?" by Rachel DeMille

    • Mentoring Moment: Paradigm Shift by Rachel DeMille

  • 05

    COACHING FOR PARENTS AND MENTORS

    • Why TJEd Isn't Overly Structured: Principles vs Process by Ian Cox

    • AUDIO: "The Basics of TJEd - for Dads" by Oliver DeMille

    • AUDIO: Straight Talk About Education, Careers, and Hero Education by Oliver DeMille

    • VIDEO: How to lead a discussion for adult group by Rachel DeMille

    • VIDEO: How to Lead a Youth Discussion by Ian and Emma Cox

    • VIDEO: How to lead a child or family discussion group by Emma Cox and Rachel DeMille

    • VIDEO: How to Run Successful Simulations by Emma Cox

    • How to Deal with Swearing (and other dark/difficult themes) In the Classics by Emma Cox

    • VIDEO: "The Dialectic: The Art and Science of Learning Through Disagreement" by Oliver James DeMille

    • VIDEO: Inspiring Scholar Phase by Ian Cox

  • 06

    FAITH, FAMILY, FREEDOM, PROSPERITY, MISSION

    • Finding Your Life Mission as an Adult by Ian Cox

    • Living your mission where you are - Emma Cox and Rachel DeMille

    • AUDIO: A Conversation to Have with Every 17-21 Year Old in Your Family by Oliver DeMille

    • AUDIO: Nine Books that Could Change Your Life by Oliver DeMille

    • "Raising a Generation of Socialists: Why It's Happening - and How *Not* To", by Ian Cox

    • The Crisis is Here! (What to do about it, and How to do it Effectively)

    • Three Hanging Threads - - - The State of the U.S. Constitution Today

    • VIDEO: Let Freedom Ring! Teaching Children and Youth About the Principles of Freedom

    • VIDEO: Freedom Resources Panorama

  • 07

    SPECIAL SERIES ON GREAT EDUCATION

    • AUDIO: TJEd in Thomas Jefferson's Own Words by Oliver DeMille

    • AUDIO: Great Thinkers in Education - Alvin Toffler

    • AUDIO: Great Thinkers in Education - Merrill Root

  • 08

    BONUS: TJEd and College

    • Important Introduction to the TJEd and College Seminar

    • ENCORE AUDIO: "The 7 Lessons of Depth Phase" by Oliver DeMille

    • AUDIO: "TJEd and College, Part 1: What everyone should know about college today" by Oliver DeMille

    • AUDIO: "TJEd and College, Part 2: 20th vs. 21st Century College, and the 11 Opportunities" by Oliver DeMille

    • AUDIO: "TJEd and College, Part 3: Higher Education Keys to Finances, Career and Making a Living" by Oliver DeMille

    • AUDIO: TJEd and College, Part 4: "The 3 Economies" by Oliver DeMille

    • AUDIO: New for 2020 - What College SHOULD Be, Part 1 - by Oliver DeMille

    • AUDIO: New for 2020 - What College SHOULD Be, Part 2 - by Oliver DeMille

  • 09

    Contributions from #TJEdi

    • About this section

    • TJEstimonial: Crystal Haitsma, 8-yr veteran TJEd mother of four (13 down to 4)

    • TJEstimonial: Claire Jones, 14-yr veteran TJEd mother of 7 (18 down to 3)

    • TJEstimonial: Ashley Hawkes, 4-yr veteran TJEd mother of three (15 down to 9)

    • TJEstimonial: Sierra Sonners, 8-yr TJEd veteran mother of six (aged 15 down to 5)

    • TJEstimonial: Kerissa Taylor, 15-yr veteran TJEd mother of six (15 down to 4m)

    • TJEstimonial: Madelaine Sanderson, 7-yr veteran TJEd mother of four (13 down to 3)

    • TJEstimonial: Tanya Holmes, 16-yr veteran TJEd mother of nine (29 down to 3)

    • TJEstimonial: Sue Simper, 6-yr veteran TJEd mother of three (14b, 14b, 11g)

    • Interview: Kate Brown, 13-yr veteran TJEd mother of five (aged 13 down to 4)

    • Discussion with Debra Goldman, 4-yr veteran TJEd mother of 3 girls: How do you advise new homeschoolers?

  • 10

    Panels

    • VIDEO: TJEd Veteran Moms Panel with Ian Cox

    • VIDEO: TJEd Veteran Dads Panel, Moderated by Shawn Crane

    • VIDEO: TJEd Veteran Scholar Phase Youth with Ian Cox

  • 11

    NEW TO HOMESCHOOL! (Not sure you even want to?) This is for you.

    • Especially for Newbies!

    • *****GETTING STARTED*****

    • VIDEO: Intro to TJEd, Part 1- The 3 Types of Education

    • VIDEO: Intro to TJEd, Part 2: The Family Reset

    • VIDEO: Intro to TJEd, Part 3: The Phases of Learning

    • AUDIO: The 7 Keys of Great Teaching and the Phases of Learning

    • *****PUTTING IT INTO PRACTICE*****

    • VIDEO: The Frustrated/Accidental/Reluctant or New Homeschooler: 3 Things You Must Get Right

    • VIDEO: The 5 Habits of Highly Successful Homeschoolers

    • VIDEO: Top Secrets of Homeschool Success (What to do daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly...)

    • VIDEO: The One-Room Schoolhouse: Large Family Logistics 

    • VIDEO: "Why is TJEd So Hard??" by Ian Cox

    • *****CORE AND LOVE OF LEARNING*****

    • VIDEO: The Top Questions People Ask About Core and Love of Learning Phases

    • VIDEO: Keys of Transition from Core to Love of Learning!

    • VIDEO: Will They Be Ready? (The Preparation of the "Hero") - Rachel DeMille

    • AUDIO: TJEd Tools for Large Families by Emma Cox and Rachel DeMille

    • VIDEO: How to make Love of Learning Fun by Rachel DeMille & Emma Cox

    • AUDIO: Teaching and Learning Basic Skills by Rachel DeMille & Emma Cox

    • VIDEO: How does Love of Learning lead to the Transition to Scholar? by Emma Cox & Rachel DeMille

    • *****SCHOLAR PHASE*****

    • AUDIO: How to Really (get kids to) do Scholar Phase!

    • VIDEO: My Journey to Scholar Phase (Confessions of a Late Bloomer)

    • AUDIO: How to Exponentially Increase Your Ability to Inspire Teens

    • VIDEO: Workshop on Scholar Contracts by Rachel DeMille & Emma Cox

    • AUDIO: The Bridge (You don't want to miss this one!)

    • *****TEACHING ACADEMICS*****

    • VIDEO SHORT: Learning to Read, on Your Lap - Rachel DeMille [sample from Mentoring in the Classics]

    • VIDEO SHORT: Leveraging Success for the Late Emerging Reader - Rachel DeMille [sample from Mentoring in the Classics]

    • VIDEO: +->(x): Teaching Math Through the Phases

    • VIDEO SHORT: Leading Out with You, Not Them in Spelling - Rachel DeMille [sample from Mentoring in the Classics]

    • VIDEO SHORT: Writing Through the Phases - Rachel DeMille [sample from Mentoring in the Classics]

    • AUDIO PANEL: Cheater, Cheater, Pumpkin Eater: Teaching/Learning Writing the TJEd Way

    • VIDEO: Mentoring Science - TJEd Style by Oliver James DeMille

    • *****THE SPECIAL SAUCE*****

    • VIDEO: Family Work by Rachel DeMille & Donna Goff

    • VIDEO: "What does TJEd look like for kids who can't sit still and read, or who need more project-based learning?" by Rachel DeMille

    • VIDEO: Homeschooling the Exceptional Child: Gifted, Unschooled, Disabled, Dyslexic, etc.

    • Video Mentoring: The Universe Shifts

    • Video Mentoring: What Is Yours To Do