Victorions Where we live Math's Spelling Sionce a new langwig? Craft Poetry Accordingly, her library haul included two books on toys, Toys (What Was It Like in the Past?) and Look Inside a Victorian Toyshop. I found Seashore (Usborne Nature Trail) which I … [Read more...] about Big wants to learn
How lite is fire How hot is fire How cold is ice How fast is the sun How slow is the earth How good is Federer Yes, the last one made me laugh too. I should point out that although I asked him to find pen and paper to write these down, he told me that he was already in the … [Read more...] about Small wants to learn
Timesonline Children 'no longer reading for pleasure' An emphasis on "functional literacy" in the classroom has left little time to read for pleasure, it was claimed. The comments by Frank Cottrell Boyce, who won the Carnegie Medal for children's writing following the publication of his book … [Read more...] about Possibly the best reason for home education I've seen today
Given that neither Tim or I are working outside the home atm, the pattern to life here is somewhat fluid. Weekends are slightly more marked in that they are our chances to see the ppl who do work, relatives and friends both, and we made our most of our chances with a ppl filled time this … [Read more...] about Weekends and weekdays, all flowing together.
For pretty much as long as she has been able to talk, Big's last question of the day has been "what are we doing tomorrow?" and my standard answer is "I don't know yet". I'm not a person who lives by plans, and my children are, so I figure that this time around with home ed, I'd better have a good … [Read more...] about Defensive orgo planning