This blog is kind of trigger by LP post on rote learning. I have been thinking about teaching these days too.
Just a few weeks ago, my MIL told me to sign my son up for CL classes. I said No, she said its just $65, her other daughter’s child is going, why not just go. She complained I always play with my son, I am not concerned about his future. I told her I will teach him myself. There are many reasons for this decision, although it is easier just to dump him off a weekend class.
1) I want to very clearly signal that what someone has or do, doesn’t mean I have to do it too.
2) Language is acquired and not learned at age of 5, at such, once in a week learning of CL at such young age is a waste of time.
3) related …