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

The Art of Maths

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Last Thursday I popped around to our local HE group’s librarian and picked up a set of Cuisenaire rods to help me try to explain some mathematical ideas to Miss Oh Waily.  When... READ MORE