tinkering with the idea of homeschooling- this is definitely the vibe Josh and I got when we asked the teacher during Charlie's teacher conference "Do you all play games in the classroom? Are games used to teach things?" She replied "We aren't here for games" Nothing against her teacher. I like her teacher. I know it's coming from above but they are 6 years old...sitting in chairs all day. It's not natural.
-John Holt quote (they're children with short attention spans - be loving patient, consistent and helpful. Be clever with ideas to help them no matter the task. With unending encouragement and repeated opportunities to learn...they will get it!)
A Movable Forest
We are starting to get a hint of spring around here. The sun has been shining for the past couple of days. It is clear that even though we woke up to a couple of inches of fresh snow this morning- spring could really be on the way! Rediscovering the Mud Pie Kitchen In addition to discovering all of our spaces that have been hidden under the snow for months- we have started to assess what needs to be repaired, reworked, and make plans for new components in our outdoor classroom. One of the…
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This is the reason why we are homeschooling. My son is more than a parrot who can follow directions. He is an innovative free-thinker who deserves to have natural talents appreciated, not squashed down by the idea of how people 'should' be.
In 2013 we started preschool homeschool There are many reasons for why we decided to home educate Jack and Sarah. But mostly we wanted them to have the opportunity to explore their own passions at …
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