In a recent thread in the Cider Press on http://www.permies.com there was a question as to whether Homeschooling was a part of Permaculture. At the time I had not earned enough apples to answer with my thoughts and by the time I had I couldn’t find it. I have been giving it a lot of thought… Read More Homeschooling and Permaculuture
This week on our little finca we have had visitors – a Danish/Norwegian world schooling family who is traveling Europe for a year came by to visit us. A few months ago I joined the Facebook group World Schoolers because friends of mine told me it would be a great way of connecting to other… Read More World Schoolers For The Win!
Right now I don’t know what to write but I promised myself to write 30 mins a day and it has been 3 weeks since I did that last… One of my new ways of “getting things done” is doing a little every day. Well it is not a new thing – it is actually… Read More Why don’t I Believe in School?
I’ve long thought that this blog may seem to be a mishmash of things – some Permaculture, some Unschooling, some Voluntaryism. To me the three are closely linked: To me the three is all about being the change I want to see in the world, it is about taking personal responsibility. In the Permaculture Design… Read More Permaculture, Unschooling and Voluntaryism
The other day one of my friends told me that she would have to be very firm and persuasive regarding Math if the supervisor (from the local public school) ever asked her about it: Her boys are not interested at all, she said. I was surprised because her boys are very intelligent and play loads… Read More Unschooling Math – again
My aunt wrote me this message on Facebook – I’ll answer her in Danish first, as her English is not excellent, and then I’ll translate below. Min moster har sendt mig denne besked på Facebook – jeg svarer først på dansk, da hendes engelsk ikke er så godt, og oversætter så nedenunder: “Ja, jeg er… Read More Socialization
The other day I came across this app – DragonBox – it is a really cool little game that teaches primary school algebra all the way up to 9th grade (at least that’s the level we had when I went to school in Denmark). I wasn’t very expensive and Lucas liked it. He played for… Read More Unschooling math