Despite it being the fastest-growing segment in education, homeschooling (or unschooling, hack schooling, home education – whatever your personal flavour or term happens to be)… Read More »Busting the two biggest homeschooling myths
“Did your kids actually have a say in being homeschooled? If they decide they want to go to school at some stage, will you let… Read More »Did our children have a say in being homeschooled?
“Hey there, kids – no school today?”Nope. Not today, tomorrow, next week, or next year. Ok, give us the face. You know, the one with… Read More »The five questions every homeschool parent will be asked
As a home educating parent I’ve heard a few versions of this lately: “I went to school and turned out fine, and so did all… Read More »I went to school and turned out fine, it can’t be all bad
This is her classroom. And the local farmers’ market. The library. The museum. Skate parks. Forest trails. The swimming pool. Her friend’s homes. Her own… Read More »What does an unschooler’s classroom look like?
To answer that, let me present two models of social development. Model One: Children are gathered into small groups, their age and home address the… Read More »How will you make sure your home educated child is socialised?
“Aren’t homeschooled and unschooled children a bit…weird? Don’t you worry yours will grow up like that?” Firstly – yes, that is a question I have… Read More »Are you worried your home educated kids will turn out weird?