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Changing Our Minds by Naomi Fisher Review

Changing Our Minds by Naomi Fisher Review

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.

Interesting Stuff – March 2021

Interesting Stuff – March 2021

A great Home Ed podcast, stress relief, realistic lockdown ideas,

What we’re using in 2021: History

What we’re using in 2021: History

Here’s what we’re using for History this year.

Books We Are Loving – March 2021

Books We Are Loving – March 2021

100 amazing things about the planet we live on, how to grow things, dragons, Greek Gods and a novel based on cave art that you didn’t see coming.

One last trick up my sleeve –

One last trick up my sleeve –

If you too have run out of ways to keep the daily exercise fresh, an OS map could be the answer to the daily walk humdrum. Here’s how.

HomeEdVoicesPodcast – Ep 31 Mini Episode: You Are Smart Enough to Home Educate

HomeEdVoicesPodcast – Ep 31 Mini Episode: You Are Smart Enough to Home Educate

There are definite barriers to home education, (needing to work outside the home to pay the bills, especially for single parent families, co-parenting with someone who refuses to support home education etc) but a lack of qualifications is not one of them.

HOME ED VOICES PODCAST – (SEASON 3) EPISODE 30 Mini Episode: “DON’T OVER PLAN THE FUN STUFF, (AND WHAT TO DO INSTEAD.)”

HOME ED VOICES PODCAST – (SEASON 3) EPISODE 30 Mini Episode: “DON’T OVER PLAN THE FUN STUFF, (AND WHAT TO DO INSTEAD.)”

Over planning things that sound good but you won’t actually do, is a waste of time and makes you feel bad. (Ask me how I know this…) Here’s what I suggest you do instead.

Interesting Stuff – February 2021

Interesting Stuff – February 2021

The state of GCSEs and iGCSEs for home educators in 2021, how HP fans are handling JKR, coping skills are fine, the LEA in Portsmouth, and Roman concrete.

What We’re Using in 2021: Maths

What We’re Using in 2021: Maths

Want to know what Maths resources we’re using right now for our KS2 and KS3 aged children? Here’s all the info.