Monthly Archives: June 2014

Why did we start homeschooling?

Every homeschooler seems to have a story, although it is worth remembering that the reasons people start homeschooling, or home educating, are usually not the same as the reasons why they continue. I started homeschooling when Pokemon Boy was nine … Continue reading

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Kitchen science

Today was a good day. I teach a primary science class on Friday mornings, involving two of my children plus other homeschooling children. The theme for this term is ‘The Material World’ and we made bread rolls, fairy cakes, crystals … Continue reading

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Miyazaki Movie Discussion Club

So, Pokemon Boy and Drama King are in another Brave Writer online class: the Miyazaki Movie Discussion Club. They have four Hayao Miyazaki films to watch, one a week, and then the teacher posts questions for them to talk about … Continue reading

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