I stand amazed at all that is being accomplished in this simple exercise: Perseverence - Sometimes they go through all 15 times in one go.
Recognizing Chinese Characters
Wisdom - He asks quite a few questions about what he is repeating. Ken doesn't do a whole lot of explaining in the beginning. He lets Joseph try to hear and understand for himself, then gradually offers explanations here and there.
The Bible has a mysterious power. It is amazing the effect it is having on Joseph, just be being spoken aloud again and again.
Probably the most simple and most powerful homeschooling activity ever.
Joseph is now taking ownership of this daily exercise. Ken allows him to decide if he wants to break up the readings into three sessions, or do it all at once. Joseph loves the feeling of being in control and making decisions for himself. Yesterday, Ken told me that Joseph had asked him to purposefully say some words incorrectly to see if he could catch them. He did, and he did.
I'm losing track of how many chapters he has already memorized. At least five chapters in Psalms, and most of the sermon on the mount.
Anna has just recently begun occasional readings.
I'm going publish this first before attempting to post pictures...