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What do children get out of play and work?

What do children get out of play and work?

 How come children repeat a play sequence over and over? Why do children repeatedly build a similar tower over and over? Why does a child repeatedly read a book on...

What do children get out of play and work?

 How come children repeat a play sequence over and over? Why do children repeatedly build a similar tower over and over? Why does a child repeatedly read a book on...

Three Quick Kitchen Science Ideas

Three Quick Kitchen Science Ideas

These three science activities are perfect for home science studies. When I did them with Mr 5 we used them as a focus for increasing vocabulary.  With another child I...

Three Quick Kitchen Science Ideas

These three science activities are perfect for home science studies. When I did them with Mr 5 we used them as a focus for increasing vocabulary.  With another child I...

Top Tips To Get Through Impromptu Homeschooling

Top Tips To Get Through Impromptu Homeschooling

I've drawn together some of the wisdom of the Montessori Homeschooling Community and asked them for their top tips to get through schooling at home at this time. We are...

Top Tips To Get Through Impromptu Homeschooling

I've drawn together some of the wisdom of the Montessori Homeschooling Community and asked them for their top tips to get through schooling at home at this time. We are...

Tools I use for Online Teaching: Seesaw, Zoom and Google™

Tools I use for Online Teaching: Seesaw, Zoom a...

I currently tutor online some students. All of my lessons are 1:1 and different students need different things so I am using a combination of teaching tools. Here are some...

Tools I use for Online Teaching: Seesaw, Zoom a...

I currently tutor online some students. All of my lessons are 1:1 and different students need different things so I am using a combination of teaching tools. Here are some...

Fostering Independence At Home When Homeschooling

Fostering Independence At Home When Homeschooling

Having an independent learner who is self-motivated is an important aspect of homeschool education. There are a few different ways to foster independence in your child. It could be set...

Fostering Independence At Home When Homeschooling

Having an independent learner who is self-motivated is an important aspect of homeschool education. There are a few different ways to foster independence in your child. It could be set...

Cheap Solutions for Homeschooling

Cheap Solutions for Homeschooling

By Maria Burke             One question I know is asked quite frequently is how one is able to homeschool on a budget. Sometimes the cheapest way to homeschool requires more...

Cheap Solutions for Homeschooling

By Maria Burke             One question I know is asked quite frequently is how one is able to homeschool on a budget. Sometimes the cheapest way to homeschool requires more...