One of the great things about Rethink is that, being a co-op education, it incorporates the needs, talents and preferences of it’s families…here are a few of the strategies we have been incorporating to help give our kids and youth a truly great experience. What will your family bring?
How co-ops work: How a typical homeschool co-op works is multiple families come together with a common educational goal. Parents meet to decide what they want to do, how they want to do it and who is best suited to do what. Everyone contributes either time or funds to make it happen. […]
We love to use games! There’s a reason games are naturally fun…they’re challenging, make you think and suck you in. Games exercise a different portion of the brain than those used for memorizing, reading or listening and are an excellent way to break up a school day and keep minds fresh. They hone […]
Rethink may have field days or field trips each week, depending on what everyone wants to do. They don’t have to be far or complicated, just spending an hour or two in the foothills or at Newton Dam or anywhere along the Bear River can be a lot of fun. Students are […]
Lunch at the park is optional after school is done. Students are expected to bring their own lunch. If individual age groups want to cook lunch with their mentors as part of their school for the day they’re welcome to do that too, we’ve done that in the past & it’s been a […]
Parental involvement is required to make a co-op work. If you can & would like to teach an age group or a day please do, we need your help! If not, it’s not required, but you will need to pay part or full co-op fees.
Kids will be given leadership opportunities and will be expected to look out for and help one another. We’re not here to discipline other people’s kids, if someone is out of line they’ll be asked to go home. We will be cautious about social distancing and preventing personal contact.
Students at Rethink take an active role in accounting for one another, planning field days and field trips, meal planning, project planning and more. Each student gets a turn being leader, learning to counsel with their fellow students and adult mentors, being aware of and meeting needs and problem solving. Rethink adopts a […]