Social media – is it a tool for learning?

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When people think about home educating they often assume that it is the same as school except with the parents ‘teaching’ the children at home. However, that’s rarely the case; parents and children are engaged in learning together and it is often the children who are driving the education for themselves (see how it works... Read more »

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What are test results worth?

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We have developed a culture obsessed with tests and statistics. And although these may be useful in some instances, it’s perhaps worth questioning how useful they are to our children. I ask this because tests, both the implementing of them and the results, seem to cause a huge amount of stress and strife to parents,... Read more »

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