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Return of the assessor

As part of the requirements for homeschooling where I live, we are visited by a government assessor every year or two. This is frequently the cause of a great deal of angst for people. I have heard frequent complaints from … Continue reading

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A thousand hours

So the other day, we reached the end of our school year. It was something of an anticlimax, to be honest. I told my boy that we had finished everything and how proud I was of him for doing it … Continue reading

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I meet the assessor

In this part of the world, all children six years and older have to either be in school, or ┬ábe registered as a homeschool student. In practice, not all homeschoolers are registered. Some people refuse registration as a form of … Continue reading

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Do you mark their work?

As a young boy, I had the extreme good fortune of having a mum who worked as the assistant librarian at the school library. I spent endless hours hanging around in there, slowly working my way around the shelves. By … Continue reading

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