Author: Katie Hanrott

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.

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.

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.

Interesting Stuff – March 2021

Interesting Stuff – March 2021

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

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.

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.

Books We Are Loving – February 2021

Books We Are Loving – February 2021

The novel behind a well loved film, the side stories to a well loved book series, and more awesome Austen.

Boardgame Reviews: Kingdomino, I Saw it First!Oceans, Machi Koro, and Dungeon Mayhem

Boardgame Reviews: Kingdomino, I Saw it First!Oceans, Machi Koro, and Dungeon Mayhem

With an ongoing lockdown we’ve been playing a lot of boardgames recently. Here are reviews of some we’ve really enjoyed.