What does the classical homeschool method look like in a real homeschool?

The homeschool traditional season looks like school. …In that we have formal study hours and are expected to do stuff… Otherwise, what the stuff is depends on who the kid is, what their goals are, and what our goals are for them too. The study day begins at 0830. The kids meet in the Great…

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a Perspective Shift on the Art and Science of an Education

There’s an art and science in medicine, I’ve been told. If one could type symptoms into the Google bar and spit out a diagnosis, would medical doctors be required? There’s a certain experience and constant exposure that surrounds the assessment and diagnoses in medicine that can’t be captured in the Google bar. “Education cannot make…

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curiosity, the staple to an education: how to facilitate it

Bringing your kiddo home this fall? Here are four things you need to consider when beginning homeschooling: Your goal is to consider what an education is anyway and read about unschooling, deschooling, and learning.  I compiled a Homeschool Mama Reading List just for you! These books are ones that have taught me everything that has helped me structure my homeschool. “If you…

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How to Plan for your Upcoming Homeschool

I’ve been around long enough to hit the wall twice. Hit the wall, meaning, I was ready to put my kids into school. That says a lot for someone that is a home education advocate to the core. But I didn’t put them in school. Self-reflection revealed I wasn’t frustrated with homeschooling, I was frustrated…

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how to structure a twelve year old’s personalized homeschool education

Bringing your kiddo home this fall? Here are two things you need to consider when beginning homeschooling: Your goal is to consider what is an education is anyway and read about unschooling, deschooling, and learning.  I compiled a Homeschool Mama Reading List just for you! These books are ones that have taught me everything that has helped me structure my homeschool.…

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homeschooling in British Columbia: how to do it & what are the options

We’re a homeschool family with four kids living and homeschooling in British Columbia. Every morning we meet at 8:30 to discuss our plans for the day. Maybe, one kiddo heads to dance at 3, then we’ll see her at 9 in the evening. Another daughter needs to be brought to the bus stop for a…

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