We went out and about today, and bought stationery for the new not-school year that's fast approaching. None of this terminology makes much sense. As I've said, we've drifted into an unschooling lifestyle where there's really not a lot of division in the day between overtly educational activities … [Read more...] about On not going back to school. Staying at not school?
I really really loved running the not back to school carnival. And I get the impression that it was pretty popular with a lot of home ed and other bloggers. So, I wondered if we could make an educational carnival a regular thing? Who is up for that? I was thinking maybe 4th Thursday of the month, … [Read more...] about Getting my act together as an educational blogger – call for carnival posts.
Home education is a valid and legal option. And there are lots of people doing it. This is a carnival of celebration, of encouragement, and I'm thrilled that so many people have joined in. So without further ado, let's take a wander. You may remember I posted some prompts - a few people have taken … [Read more...] about The Not Back to School Carnival – because education is mandatory, but school isn't.
So sorry this has taken me so long to post. without any further ado... Here's Katie from Outside the Box with her Change makes you wanna hustle post about different approaches for different children. Drool over the absolute gorgeousness that is Chris's post on the subject, Ready to Read, Something … [Read more...] about Learning to read – a carnival!
What with the whole home education thing, I've been very involved in the learning to read process for both of my older children. I think I've learnt something from that experience. Point 1 - there is no one way that suits all children. I know about the current educational vogue for synthetic … [Read more...] about Learning to read, take three.