This wekk in one of the home ed groups I'm in, someone asked about Montessori books for home ed. I went digging around on Amazon (shh) and found that you can get Montessori Play and Learn : A Parents' Guide to Purposeful Play from Two to Six for as low as 1p plus postage secondhand. And then I found … [Read more...] about Montessori moments – the method and the materials
I've generally stayed away from the various #100days tags and memes I've seen floating around out there, because my track record with keeping going with things to completion is not good. (Witness the lack of 300PBs updates recently :/) But when Tech aka creatively paleo suggested on Instagram that … [Read more...] about 100 home ed days.
It's for Sir Michael Wilshaw, the head of Ofsted. And Michael Gove. And all the other idiots politicians who appear to feel they know what children need regardless of what people who actually know children say. Did you see this? In the telegraph apparently he's talking about a checklist. Parents … [Read more...] about I'm making a list
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.
Released to own on DVD 9th May 2011. A fun new, educational release from the popular and trusted Leap Frog brand, MATHS ADVENTURE TO THE MOON really launches children's number skills! Never before seen on UK TV and out to buy on DVD from the 9th May (RRP GBP 9.99). Join school-going frogs Tad … [Read more...] about Leapfrog Maths Adventure to the Moon: review and competition