I still get a fair few contacts via social media about home education, so I thought it was probably time for a bit of an update on where we are, how we're doing and what it looks like these days. Also, I was inspired by Adele over at Beautiful Tribe who wrote a beautiful post about resetting … [Read more...] about Home education, how's it looking these days?
As regular readers will know, most of my children are home educated, and despite growing numbers of children educated outside school, it's a topic rarely touched upon in fiction. So when I was offered Tell it to the Moon to read and review, and I realised it included a home schooled teenager, I … [Read more...] about Tell it to the Moon – guest post on home schooling by author Siobhan Curham
As yesterday's blog on different ways to home educate was on fb, I'm reposting it here (with explicit permission!) so that it can be easily found as part of the blog hop :) You can find Tammie on facebook or twitter https://www.facebook.com/AspireWembley/videos/1283535651734573/ It was when i … [Read more...] about 100 ways to home educate – guest post Tammie Griffiths from Aspire Chaos to Calm
Most of the time I'm happy to talk about home education. I love to chat about the different ways children learn to read. (Phonics. Picture books. Reading eggs. Montessori materials. Osmosis.) I can enthuse for hours about following interests, the value of playing online games, how great the world of … [Read more...] about Playing home education bingo.
The last couple of days home education has featured on several radio shows and BBC news because of a leaked report into the death of a child in Wales in 2011. The case is tragic. Dylan Seabridge died of scurvy (although apparently his parents dispute that) without contact with medical services. … [Read more...] about The death of Dylan Seabridge – home education in the news.