Essays in Basic Literature

Essays and Compositions – Basic Literature A.C.E. teaches writing skills. From the beginning, the fundamentals are taught: basic grammar using effective words (exact nouns and verbs, interesting adjectives and adverbs); changing sentence structure. Paragraph...

You are the Teacher – Take Control

You are the teacher! Has anyone ever asked you what your child was learning in their home school? Did you then feel uncomfortable, stammer a few syllables, and then realise that the only answer you could give involved a few PACE numbers? Yes, the PACEs have the...

Insourcing Education – DIY Schooling

Insourcing education is becoming increasingly popular in an outsourcing society.Outsourcing and InsourcingIn modem life, it is common practice to ‘outsource’ for most of our dally needs. How many of us sew our own clothes, grow our own veggies, or grind our own flour?...

Good old fashioned…

Good old fashioned…Some things never date!Nobody would call you old fashioned if you ride a bicycle, read a book, or tied your shoelaces.Have you ever heard it said (or maybe even said it yourself) that A.C.E. resources are “out of date”?I heard this...

Should failure be rewarded?

What is failure? What happens if a student achieves less than the “pass mark” on a test? It means they have not mastered the work for some reason. As a result, we can call this “failing,” and it’s something that should be addressed. Obviously, this...