This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Joshua Steimle gave an incredibly interesting talk on home schooling and his thoughts on why he believes it is better than sending your children to school.
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Joshua Steimle is a self-taught entrepreneur, with a day job as the founder and CEO of MWI, an online marketing firm with offices in the US and Hong Kong. He is a contributor to Forbes and Entrepreneur magazines, as well as other publications. Steimle was raised by a mother and father who both had college degrees in education and taught within the US public education system, and Steimle, acting as his mother’s de facto teacher’s assistant, saw firsthand the hard work teachers perform, as well as the limitations of the system. Steimle holds a Masters of Information Systems Management from Brigham Young University. His wife, also a BYU graduate, holds a Masters of Science in Marriage, Family, and Human Development, and they have two young children. Steimle has always been passionate about learning, but not necessarily within the bounds of traditional systems. Since having children, he has turned his pursuits in self-education to focus on various methods and philosophies of education including public education, private education, homeschooling, and unschooling.
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