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This Week: Making Room for Spontaneous Learning

This week we went to the zoo, attended the Tulip Festival, and of course, had our weekly art and gym co-op. A lot of our time was spent outdoors, playing and exploring, climbing and running. 359 more words


How's school?

Recently at a doctor’s appointment, my daughter got the oh-so-familiar question: “How’s school?”

Without skipping a beat, she replied “Great!”

The doctor asked what classes she liked. 303 more words


Exciting News--Free Homeschooling Seminar!

I have some exciting new for all of you. This summer, I am participating in a homeschooling seminar. The cool thing about this seminar is that there are no flights to catch, no hotel rooms to book, no traffic, and no parking. 141 more words

Roadschooling: Northwest Canada Day 11-18


West coast Vancouver Island B.C.  is  paradise. Mountains, ocean beaches and lush old growth rain forests.

If you are a homeschooler, then you appreciate the level of biodiversity and the outdoor classroom potential right off the bat. 176 more words


Is Home Schooling a possible fix for our mostly failing system of public education?

Even though two of my own grandchildren are being homeschooled I’d have to say it’s not. And why is that? Well it’s because people, people in Europe and the United States, and now also in Asia, most people, average people whatever that may mean, probably believe that schooling and education are identical, and that in order to become educated you have to go to school. 1,236 more words


The Garden as Classroom: Springtime

Contributed by Jennie Marable

With our unusually warm weather here in *sunny* Portland, we’re feeling the urge to take our studies outdoors. Getting going in the garden is a wonderful way to stay on task while switching gears and keeping things feeling fresh as we learn. 749 more words


"Gifted Unschooling" with Guest, Amy Harrington

Amy Harrington, Esq. is a SENG board member and SENG Model Parent Group facilitator, homeschooling advocate, and an eclectic unschooler of two profoundly gifted children. 651 more words

Gifted And Talented