Monthly Archives: February 2014

The things we find

My dad was a cartographer.   A whole lot of my childhood drawings, right through into my teenage years, were drawn on the backs of maps. I love maps.  As a kid, in the days before GPS, I would always … Continue reading

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What do you do at blokeschool?

In reading how other homeschoolers spend their days, I notice that some are extremely structured, and others less so.  Having one boy from kindergarten, and another from pre school, I feel that at this stage, learning through play is more … Continue reading

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My first lesson

So it’s the start of the school year.  If my oldest boy was not being homeschooled, he would be starting kindergarten.  After several years of pushing the idea around, we decide to commit to it.  We don’t send him to … Continue reading

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