My kids have some interests that they follow pretty intensely. Woodworking is one for my oldest; Minecraft and gaming in general is one for my youngest. I love the freedom and flexibility that homeschooling gives us to allow them to pursue those interests. But what I love most of all is that it allows me … Continue reading The growth of the child
As a writer and photographer, I’m all about creativity. Whether it’s writing, taking photos, drawing, painting, carving, sculpting, or writing code to make a video game, I think it’s all wonderful. I have one child who has an artistic side, like me – sort of. He draws – I can’t draw a straight line if … Continue reading Encouraging your child’s strengths
When trying to decide how you want to homeschool and what you want to use, you’ll come across a lot of terms: Classical Conversations, unschooling, and eclectic are just a few. Some are easy to look up (Classical Conversations, for example), while others seem hard to pin down and describe exactly. Eclectic homeschooling is one … Continue reading What is eclectic homeschooling?
If you haven’t seen this video yet, check it out. “Don’t Stay in School” has a good message, despite the fact that the title could be taken as a message that kids should drop out of school. The real meaning of the title, though, is that there are a lot of subjects that are taught … Continue reading “Don’t Stay in School” has a good message