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Books We Are Loving: September 2021

Books We Are Loving: September 2021

Autobiographic graphic novels, and adventures with African myths, witches, magic, and motels.

Two times the fun

Two times the fun

Two cheap and cheerful maths resources for teaching your children the multiplication table.

REMINDER – HOME ED KIDS AND THE FLU VACCINE (and other vaccinations you might not know about)

REMINDER – HOME ED KIDS AND THE FLU VACCINE (and other vaccinations you might not know about)

Reminder – If you want to have your children vaccinated against the likeliest strains of flu this winter, ring up your GP and book an appointment to get them vaccinated. Also information on other vaccines that school kids get offered that you need to ask your GP for.
(This is not an invitation to debate.)

Interesting Stuff – June/July 2021

Interesting Stuff – June/July 2021

Unit studies on Pride, and Giraffes, ebooks on art materials, art and craft ideas, and a great opportunity for Home Edders in Bristol.

HOMEEDVOICESPODCAST – EP 34 MINI EPISODE: Transitioning Out of Trauma

HOMEEDVOICESPODCAST – EP 34 MINI EPISODE: Transitioning Out of Trauma

We now have a shared collective trauma. This is how I see the effects of trauma every day. But how do we heal and move forward from here? Share your narratives.

Taking it easy with Exploring Nature with Children

Taking it easy with Exploring Nature with Children

Habits to stack this June – nature, exercise and good company. Here are a few easy tasks to help you tick those educational boxes too!

HOME ED VOICES PODCAST – EP33 Jay Byrd from BeanLearning.com

HOME ED VOICES PODCAST – EP33 Jay Byrd from BeanLearning.com

This week I’m chatting with Jay Byrd from @beanlearning. We talk about  what it’s like being a second generation home educator and home education in the UK in the 90’s. Jay tells us about her passion for project based learning and gentle parenting, and we talk about Bean Learning, which offers UK based online video groups and classes for home educated children and home educating adults.

Books we are loving – May 2021

Books we are loving – May 2021

This month we have dragons, a classic series from Beverly Cleary and graphic novel that has the potential to be your art history curriculum for next year.

HOMEEDVOICESPODCAST – EP 32 Naomi Fisher: Clinical Psycologist, Home Ed Parent and Author of Changing Our Minds

HOMEEDVOICESPODCAST – EP 32 Naomi Fisher: Clinical Psycologist, Home Ed Parent and Author of Changing Our Minds

This week I’m chatting with Naomi Fisher, the author of Changing Our Minds: How Children Can Take Control of Their Own Learning. We talk about how home educated children related to their peers, the long process of deschooling, internal and external motivation, and supporting ADHD and autism in the home educating community.

Transitioning out of trauma

Transitioning out of trauma

We now have a shared collective trauma. This is how I see the effects of trauma every day. But how do we heal and move forward from here? Share your narratives.