Homeschooling, worldschooling and unschooling are all progressive forms of education, gaining popularity in the modern world. Unschooling and worldschooling are types of homeschooling, also known as home education. Other forms of education outside school also exist, for instance, wildschooling, lifeschooling, and farm schooling. In this post we break down homeschooling, worldschooling, unschooling, online schooling, wildschooling […]
Meet the Homeschoolers: Lyndy of Homeschool Ahoy – Homeschool on a Yacht
Number 2 in our Meet The Homeschoolers series is Lyndy of Homeschool Ahoy homeschool and travel blog. Lyndy and her family homeschool on a yacht – they are boat schoolers or yacht schoolers. In this series we try to present the diverse reasons, methods and families behind global homeschooling to encourage and support everyone in […]
What is the Purpose of School?
Ask the man in the street “What is the purpose of school?” and you’ll get a pretty straightforward answer. It’s to educate children, right? Without school they’d all be illiterate, numerically inept and wouldn’t know all that important stuff that only school can teach them. Or would they? The Purpose of School When I was […]
Kids Doing Your Head In? Try Screen Free Days
I totally hold my hands up here, my kids do my head in regularly. I love them, they’re awesome, I love homeschooling and I love having all this amazing time with them, but when they fight and are grumpy, angry little horrors they do my head in. I’m normal, I admit that. Don’t Think You’re […]
Should We Homeschool? Reasons to Homeschool.
Should we homeschool? My husband and I asked ourselves that question so many times in the months leading up to taking our child out of school. We knew nothing about homeschooling really, but it was very clear that school wasn’t working out for our family. We needed an alternative and we needed it fast, nobody […]
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