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A homeschooler homeschooling her children; a nice perspective A quick link to a homeschooling Mum who was herself homeschooled; a nice perspective.  I think the think she most values about homeschooling is what I most value about homeschooling: TIME. As … Continue reading

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Young Kids Taking Online University Courses I came across the ‘How Things Work’ University of Viriginia FREE course, offered by Coursera, when I was going online for my FREE ‘Critical Thinking’ course presently being offered by the University of Edinburgh. … Continue reading

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“Why Do You Homeschool?”…”Because I like it!” I LOVE this suggested reply to the question many of us face at least few times a week. I wish I had thought of it all by myself! This post gives several suggestions … Continue reading

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If my child wrote this, I’d be very proud! If my child wrote this, I’d be very proud! It’s risky but demonstrates fabulous ‘out of the box’ thinking. It’s imaginative, quirky and probably could never have been thought up by … Continue reading

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“School Starting Age – The Evidence” from Cambridge University I got this link from Cambridge University, my  old University. I notice at least two homeschoolers have made comments below 🙂

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Are ‘Reading’ with Audio Books Cheating? We’re listening to a lot of audio books at the moment. Listening to audio books in the car isn’t controversial. It’s obviously a great use of time. It also reduces the kids fighting dramatically … Continue reading

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“Children Aren’t Feral Enough” – Something thinking that makes a nice change! This is a vital article about the importance of kids getting outside and with nature. That’s why I spent so much time in a difficult-to-find-nature place like Dubai … Continue reading

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What Should a 4 Year Old Know? Or an 8 Year Old For That Matter? This link is for an article answering the question ‘What Should a 4 Year Old Know?’ asked by a typically anxious parent. I love the article’s … Continue reading

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“Bright Children Should Start School at Six” The start of the article says, “Bright children should start school at six, says academic. Formal schooling should be delayed by at least 12 months because an over-emphasis on the three-Rs at an early … Continue reading

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Learning Algebra with Video Games As anyone who knows me knows, I’m not a fan of video games and my son has to face having me called ‘weird’ because of it – better than him being called ‘weird’ anyway! But … Continue reading

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