How can children learn autonomously?

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Many parents who home school use an autonomous approach to their children’s learning. It can be quite hard to understand how this could possibly work if you’re used to school, where children have no choice in the activities set to ‘educate’ them, because there’s a common misconception that autonomously educated kids just please themselves all... Read more »

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Understanding home education and how it works

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Another increasingly popular alternative to mainstream schooling is home education or home schooling. This is when parents exercise their legal right to educate their children at home. The term ‘home’ educating tends to give an inaccurate impression because most parents include a wide variety of opportunities outside the home in their educational provision, visiting sites... Read more »

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Thinking about enrolling at a Steiner Waldorf school? A Guide on what to expect

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There are many ways to educate a child. This the second in a series of articles in which we will be exploring alternative ways of learning outside the traditional state education system, and explaining what makes them different, and unique. Following our look at a Montessori education, this article puts Steiner Waldorf Schools under the microscope. If you’re interested in... Read more »

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