Category Archives: life without school

But How do they Learn without School or sit down lessons?

But how do they learn without school or sit down lessons? Through LIVING. Now I understand this is a hard concept to understand in the beginning, so I will break it down over several blog posts with more specific examples.  Today, this little guy provided us with just one of the examples of how learning…

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Socialisation without School

Here’s what it’s like getting “socialised” without school ……it looks like real life. ➖ The children and the adults intentionally make friends and hang out with people they like as much as they want, whenever they want. ➖ Just like real life. ➖ The children and adults build relationships with people of all different ages….

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I don’t plan to raise obedient children

  Traditionally, obedient children, meant good parenting………the aim was to train children/people to make life as easy as possible for the adults around them for the most part.  There was also some outdated idea that children need to be punished in order to ‘learn to be good people’ and ‘being good people’ again, meant obeying immediately…

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I let my children learn about whatever they like. Here’s why…..

And just like that……Halloween becomes BIOLOGY. With many questions this morning about what is growing on our pumpkin. Discussions on decomposition, microbes, moulds and funguses unravelled like a mummy’s bandages. Funnily enough, Violet had recently watched an episode of the magic school bus, that included information about mould and microbes. Interesting how things come together…

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Life Without School, The first step.

People often quiz me or express their confusion or overwhelm in relation to the first thing they do to begin educating their children without school.  Questions like, “How do you get anything done?”  “how do you know what to teach them?” or “how do I teach them?” come up a lot.   It seems overwhelming,…

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