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What are they learning from, for instance, baking?


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It’s an unschooler classic to say that kids learn things like maths from baking. And like so many things I eventually came round to (eg bedsharing!), I couldn’t wrap my head around that as surely what you could learn is limited? Au contraire! When...

How unschooling helped me find more of myself this year


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At the beginning of the pandemic, like many other home educators, I was asked to write to offer advice to everyone who now found themselves “homeschooling”. I turned down most requests partly because I felt overwhelmed at the time but also because I...

Bean Learning – an online learning platform we love


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For the last couple of months, the kids have been doing live online sessions with Bean Learning. I’ve paid for all of them myself and they’re having so much fun, I’ve been telling everyone about it. Since I’ve been sharing...

Event: Home education through the lens


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Hello everyone, I’ve put together a unique opportunity on Tuesday 3rd November at 8pm for anyone considering life without school, already home educating but looking for more encouragement or wondering what home education looks like for older...

Stepping into another year without school as an unschooling parent


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We have never particularly followed the school terms, having home educated from the start, and yet, something about September always whispers “fresh start” to me. Even though there’s clearly something schooled about the timing of...

Home educators, anti-racism work is for you too


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Many of the recent conversations in home educator spaces around anti-racism have been both encouraging and depressing. Perhaps they unveil how white the homeschooling landscape is. I use “homeschooling” to mean education outside of...


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