Author Archives: dhahabu

Reading around the net

I’ve been doing a lot of reading recently and have really appreciated some of the posts by Julie Brennan, the founder of the Living Math website.  She encapsulates some of what I’m thinking at the moment and also seems to … Continue reading

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Primary Proms

We had a trip down to London last Thursday to see the Primary Proms at the Royal Albert Hall.  The children and I went down in the morning so we could fit it a quick visit to the Natural History … Continue reading

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Positives and Negatives

There has been lots of learning in the past few days – about myself and the children!  First for what we’ve done.  On Tuesday,   Later on, Isaac asked for the recycling box and he and Lydia

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Day 1

Day 1 of ‘the great experiment’ and we’ve survived 😉  Looking back on the day this evening, there has been much to encourage.  As I thought, Isaac is ideal material for this sort of approach: he literally buzzes with ideas … Continue reading

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A Sea Change?

Sometimes I think that the record of our home education journey will show a rather indecisive, fumbling attempt to give our children an education :-S  I started this academic year planning to take a more serious approach to formal academics. … Continue reading

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Our week: 22nd – 28th September

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Our week 15-21 September

We’ve all been ill this week with coughs and colds so school has been a half-hearted affair :-(.  At the beginning of the week, before we all fell ill, we spent a day with some home-educating friends, Caroline, Toby and … Continue reading

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