Category Archives: Philosophy

Leadership: ALL homeschoolers are Leaders and will likely teach their kids to be leaders too. Month 5 of Learning at Home

I’m reading two homeschooling books at the moment. One is certainly a seminal work, the other might be too, if it stands the test of time. The seminal work, presently beside my bed, is John Holt’s ‘Teach Your Own’ which … Continue reading

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“I LOVE learning, Mummy! And I especially like learning when we’re homeschooling!” – Month 4 of Learning at Home

This morning Edward said, “I LOVE learning, Mummy! And I especially like learning when we’re homeschooling!” My heart soared! Yeah! Yeah! I think Thursday was just a bump in the road. I guess we were just really in need of … Continue reading

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Month 3 – Day 67 of Homeschooling in the Middle East – Part 3 – A taster of how I plan to teach our children, and possibly other children, Philosophy

FOREWORD: If you are new to homeschoolingmiddleeast, welcome! I highly recommend that you start reading from ‘Day 1’. The fastest way to access this is to look for ‘Archives’ on the right hand side of the home page, click on … Continue reading

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Week 10 – Day 65 of Homeschooling in the Middle East – Is it OK to ask young children to question the existence of God? Part 2

FOREWORD: If you are new to homeschoolingmiddleeast, welcome! I highly recommend that you start reading from ‘Day 1’. The fastest way to access this is to look for ‘Archives’ on the right hand side of the home page, click on … Continue reading

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Week 9 – Day 61 of Homeschooling in the Middle East – Should young children be taught philosophical, critical thinking skills either at school or at home? Part 1

FOREWORD: If you are new to homeschoolingmiddleeast, welcome! I highly recommend that you start reading from ‘Day 1’. The fastest way to access this is to look for ‘Archives’ on the right hand side of the home page, click on … Continue reading

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