Hey! Here's all my writing from the past 5 yearsPosts · Page 1 of 6
“Screens have given us access to more information, resources and inspiration than we’ve had in any other time in human history. They entertain us, educate us and connect us. They… MoreThe screen time conversation we SHOULD be having
The three children sat at their desks, waiting. The first was deep in his imagination. In his mind he was turning rough shapes into creatures, the way he does on… MoreMeet the children behind the standardised test
Children are very good at being in the moment. Adults, usually, are not. Not because we don’t want to be, but because we don’t really know how to anymore. From… MoreOur children are running a race that doesn’t exist
We’ve become completely obsessed with pushing children along a path of learning. Subjects, tests, benchmarks, progress, grades, awards, expectations, pressure…these words have become synonymous with childhood, and the age we… MoreAre we asking our children to learn too much?
There’s a global spotlight on homeschooling right now. Parents across the world are waking up to a life where schools, for a time, effectively do not exist. While it’s wonderful… MoreWhy we’re not homeschooling during the COVID-19 pandemic
As a home educating family we’re regularly asked to justify the educational choice we’ve made for our children. It comes in the form of pointed questions, both from people we… MoreTurning the oh-you-homeschool questions around