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.
Today program available for next couple of weeks here First part here Interviewer: All right then, Cllr Watts, thank you. Let's talk to Robert Halfon MP, chair of the education select committee, morning to you. RH: Good morning, hello there. I: You've started an inquiry haven't you, … [Read more...] about Transcript of interview with MP Robert Halfon, chair of education select committee on BBC radio 4 today show 16th November
I will point out, before we start, that this has been done by me playing and typing, playing and typing etc etc. There may be transcription errors where I've misheard something, or mistyped something. You can listen to the show yourself at the moment here, segment starts 2 hr 33 minutes in. I … [Read more...] about Transcript of interview with Cllr Richard Watts on BBC Radio 4 Today show, 16th November. Topic – increase in number of home educated children.
Disclosure: The product was provided free for review. It's all about tech these days, and while knowing how to use it is one thing, knowing how to program it is a whole other aspect. I admit to having a slight head start in this area, as an ex programmer, but the way I learnt to program, on a ZX81 … [Read more...] about BBC micro:bit from PiHut – a great #HomeEducation resource
Children in Middlesbrough are being encouraged to explore the town’s most popular stories with new reading logs and the chance to win an iPad mini. Note, most of what follows is a press release, which is why it doesn't read like one of my blog posts. However, I'm sharing it because when I … [Read more...] about Middlesbrough children encouraged to read with chance to win iPad mini. Confirmed open to home educators.