Homeschool chat with Our World Schooling Family

“In the land of human beings , beware those who shame you for your failings , who urge greater fidelity to a system what ails you rather than greater trust in yourself. Beware those who put institutions ahead of persons , and whose idealism tempts you to pretend away your problems and distresses in favourContinue reading “Homeschool chat with Our World Schooling Family”

Homeschool chat with Stephanie Radcliffe

“ The great educator Charlotte Mason says that when we put children in direct contact with great ideas and get out of the way, “Teachers shall teach less and scholars shall learn more.” Any homeschooling parent who has observed her own children for any length of time will know this to be true. Real learningContinue reading “Homeschool chat with Stephanie Radcliffe”

Homeschool chat with Judy Marie

“Don’t confuse the educational vehicle with the academic destination . In other words, it is less important whether you unschool or classically educate . Neither of these is inherently superior to the other . They are vehicles that you get to the end goal on the map- an educated , self- reliant adult. “ JulieContinue reading “Homeschool chat with Judy Marie”

Homeschool chat with Mountain Mother Runner

“Tips, tricks and techniques are not at the heart of education – fire is …… Not merely the facts , not merely the theories but a deep knowing of what it means to kindle the gift of life in ourselves , in others and in the world.” Parker Palmer Today’s homeschool chat brings you EmilyContinue reading “Homeschool chat with Mountain Mother Runner”

Homeschool Chat with Invitations to Play

“Your amazing , special , imaginative, talented , brilliant children are a gift , first and foremost. If you can remember to enjoy them ( more than worry about them) , and keep reflecting back to them how much you value all those little traits that other people don’t see, together you will create aContinue reading “Homeschool Chat with Invitations to Play”

Homeschool Chat with Elizabeth Lymer

“Rather than teach, lead . Rather than talk, act. Rather than following the curriculum or opening the book, express what you want your children to know. The secret of a vibrant homeschool is not in a book. It is you. You are the secret weapon. You do not have to be a good teacher. InContinue reading “Homeschool Chat with Elizabeth Lymer”

Homeschool Chat with Esther Lewis

“Let your children be children. Let your teens struggle to emerge . Let yourself off the hook . You do not own the world a model family. You don’t have to get it right. Neither do your kids. Everyone gets better at growing up over time- including you ,the parent. Be the one who standsContinue reading “Homeschool Chat with Esther Lewis”

Homeschool Chat with Iman Blogs

“Connect to your children. The academics matter, but they follow. Your children’s happiness and safe, supportive relationship with you come first. Believe it or not, your children are happiest when they believe you are delighted by them.” Julie Bogart, The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning, and Life Today’s homeschool chat brings you theContinue reading “Homeschool Chat with Iman Blogs”

Homeschool Chat with Liane Collins

“We can best help children learn, not by deciding what we think they should learn and thinking of ingenious ways to teach it to them, but by making the world, as far as we can, accessible to them, paying serious attention to what they do, answering their questions — if they have any — andContinue reading “Homeschool Chat with Liane Collins”

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