There are ALOT of home schooling possibilities out there. A thousand and one curriculums, websites trying to sell you a year’s worth of work and so on. After much research we decided to have a bit of a mash of lots of different homeschooling approaches.
If we wanted to be fancy we would tell you we are doing an “eclectic approach”. Basically this means we take bit and pieces out of different methods and use what works for our kids and what we agree with on a philosophical level I supposed I’d say.
For example, we like the freedom that homeschooling gives us and so we will go on week breaks around the topics the kids are learning about. Such as the Jurassic Coast to go fossil digging when were learning about the Dinosaurs. However, they do have structured learning time each day too.
There is no one size fits all when it comes to homeschooling and that is something I think is important to keep in mind.
Soooooo this year hasn’t really gone to plan. I just re-read my last post and it talks of the wonderful plans we had to go to Lindisfarne in March…. as it turns out the very day in March we had booked to go was the first day of lockdown… or at lest I think it […]
When people find out we home school there is often a mixed reaction. When they realise we have 4 kids they are mostly in shock and then it is all followed by the question how do you do it? So I thought I’d list out 5 ways that have helped us do this thing that […]
Looking for things on pinterest can be a bit depressing. Other people seem to always have perfect lighting, loads of space and when it comes to homeschooling tend to always be in America? Finding UK homeschooling things feels like a laborious process. That being said when I was searching for ideas on how to organise […]