When you're scrolling through twitter, and you come across a discussion on education and creativity and you hear... "we can't think creatively in the abstract, it's a seductive proposition, but it just doesn't work that way..[some stuff about needing to have a deep understanding of science to … [Read more...] about what do you need to know to appreciate beauty?
Listen again here on BBC sounds (you need a BBC login) From 33.55 ish. My comments in italics. Presenter Emma Barnett. Be aware that incoherencies and typos will be due to my inability to type as fast as people speak. Emma: Now, children all across the UK are returning to school this week but an … [Read more...] about BBC Woman’s Hour Tuesday 9th March – Electing to home school.
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Inscape by Louise Carey publishes on 21st January. Available from bookshop (affiliate) and other booksellers. Copy supplied free for the purpose of review. Warning: use of this gate will take you outside of the InTech corporate zone. Different community guidelines may apply, and … [Read more...] about Inscape by Louise Carey
It's not the same as home education outside of a pandemic. Which is only to be expected. But things I've learnt over the years of home educating 4 children are still coming in handy. Things like if something doesn't work, change it. So we're flexing a lot, dropping things that don't work for … [Read more...] about Home education in a pandemic – where we’re at.