Techno-planning at the Patch

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I came across a very timely blog post at These Temporary Tents today about using Evernote as both a planning tool and a recording tool for home education. I have been rethinking how... READ MORE

Kids can learn by themselves? Really?

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Well, apparently they can.  Who knew?  Any home educating parent, that’s who.   Especially those who follow an unschooling or natural learning style in their homes.  The rest of the world is slowly, ever... READ MORE

Quote of the Week

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“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin   READ MORE

Learn Nothing Day

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  We are joining the ranks of homeschooling families who are attempting, and failing, to have a day on which we Learn Nothing. It is a bit of a mocking of the authorities... READ MORE

Saying goodbye to “Good job!”

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This is another yellow car post, on a parenting theme. This morning I came across this nice post about alternatives to ‘good job’-ing your kids over at Picklebums. I know from personal experience... READ MORE