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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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Schools should turn their attention to “creativity and social and emotional capacities” Schools should turn their attention to “creativity and social and emotional capacities” said South Korea’s former Education Minister according to this article in ‘The Guardian’. Well, my ‘school’ … 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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“Deadly conformity is killing our creativity. Let’s mess about more” And what is the first comment under the article, from ‘TimMiddleton’, “We should give some thought to the extent that our schools are teaching young people how to pass examinations … Continue reading

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Kids Tell Us What Their Favourite Books Are There’s a great programme on the best children’s channel in the UK – CBBC (which stands for Children’s BBC) for children aged about 9+ (the BBC channel for younger children is equally … 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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How Mummies Really Feel Following on from my last post about an unschooling friend’s bad day with her three kids, a friend of Katie’s posted this link on her FB page, unfortunately, the lovely comments are not posted on her … Continue reading

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A lovely post from a new unschooling friend in England This is a lovely post about a day we shared with this family and some others yesterday in the park. Since we met up in the morning, I guess all … 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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