Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!

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Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!

Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!

I  had the privilege of having a few mins with Sir Robinson, and besides being very entertaining, he is the one man that has had me seriously thinking of homeschooling. Have a look at what he terms the “Second climate crisis” of human resources, our young resources are how we can change the world. But I’ll keep from hacking his concept, grab a coffee and have a watch, it will help re-enforce your decision to homeschool. What do you think?  How do you find out your kids natural talents and what are doing to encourage them?

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8 Homeschooling Methods

8 Homeschooling Methods

Well you have decided to homeschool, you are excited, maybe a bit nervous; but ready to jump into doing some more research. I spent many coffee breaks and evenings on the internet looking at different curricula, and then I found that there were actually different methods of homeschooling. Maybe you are doing your own research too and finding the same thing?  I want to assure you that you don’t have to decide a method right away.  I actually just jumped in and started to homeschool. As we progressed throughout our first year I learned that we floated between methods of

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Homeschooling with Games

Homeschooling with Games

“Break Free in Your Homeschool”  has made me think of so many mini posts! This one is about:   Games How often do you use games during your home school week? We used to play a lot of games and for some reason these past few months,  games have been an after thought or even pushed right aside.     Children love to play and they also need to play!   Playing  provides so much opportunity to lock in knowledge or learn something in a different way and often without realizing just how much they are learning. Playing board games,

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Why Do You Want to Homeschool?

Why Do You Want to Homeschool?

I  follow Carrie Wilkerson, she has a great perspective on business which I find can translate very well to everyday life.  I recently watched an episode called “Your Why” and instantly thought of our homeschool. Although it pertains to business, it relates closely to us moms and dads who have decided to homeschool. Why did you start? What prompted you to research homeschooling in the very beginning?  Every homeschooling family will have different reasons and we also share some common reasons too.   Some of My Why: I started because sending my sweet children off to Kindergarten did not seem

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