This past September, we opted to enroll Goose into an online school called SelfDesign. Through it we got to choose a teacher, called a learning consultant, that we write weekly reports to regarding Goose and our activities/learning from the previous week. She then rewrites it into teacher speak and submits it for credit in the BC… Read More Self Design: enrolled homeschool/unschooling series 001
We have been rather busy now that the warm weather is upon is here in Spain. Plans have been made for the future, flights booked etc.. but for the moment we are enjoying the weather and family time we have here. I’ve decided to do a quick post – in pictures – of some of… Read More Play/Interest Based Learing in Pictures…
It has been quite some time since I’ve written about our homeschool journey. With the holidays and some pretty intense shift in our goals and plans as a family, homeschool has taken a bit of a back seat. At least, that’s what I thought. I have been making an effort to keep my camera at… Read More What do you do ‘all’ day?
Happiness is…watching how much my child is learning all on his own. Yesterday I downloaded three more learning apps to our tablet (android). I was sure they were probably too advanced for Goose, but I wanted to give him the opportunity to explore some subjects in a different way. Mainly Maths and reading through sight… Read More Happiness is… Day 7
In an effort to calm my homeschooling mum nerves, I decided to take pictures of Goose’s activities/play this week. There was a part of me, though I have read enough research to know otherwise, that still had a hard time with unstructured schooling. Thankfully, I was presently surprised at all the learning going on in… Read More A Picture Tells A Thousand Words – Our Homeschool Week
Though at first I was not keen on using any technology during the early years of our homeschooling, I have recently become an app enthusiast. As mentioned in a previous post – I have decided to forgo/wait until Goose is older before introducing a more structured approach to learning. Though, as I have recently started… Read More Homeschool Apps We Love
As Goose approaches 4, I find myself thinking about starting a more ‘formal/structured’ home school curriculum/plan. Yet, as I start researching yet again – I can actually feel hubby rolling his eyes behind my back – I am starting to question my decision. Not the decision to home school – but the decision to embark… Read More Home Schooling – our decision to wait.