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Could Minecraft hold the key to the future of how kids learn…?

Could Minecraft hold the key to the future of how kids learn…?

  ‘That is it I have got it, the future if education is Minecraft’ I say to my husband then he looks at me across the kitchen coffee in hand, ‘erm, am not sure you are right there’ he says. I am not sure I am right  either but I think I am on to […]

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Great Websites for Homeschoolers, Unschoolers and in fact for everybody!

Great Websites for Homeschoolers, Unschoolers and in fact for everybody!

  I often get asked the question about which websites we use to inspire our kids. So here is a basic list of some great websites.   The School in the Cloud https://www.theschoolinthecloud.org/big_questions This is a lovely website set up by Sugata Mitra, in fact the company Made by Many worked with us as a family […]

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If you don’t teach children how do they actually learn things?

If you don’t teach children how do they actually learn things?

  Here is an example of self directed learning. Our son has shown very little interest in learning to read. He is 9 and wants to be able to really read before he can actually read. So right now he absolutely loves Minecraft and he is realizing that in order to do it well he […]

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A Sonnet to Minecraft

A Sonnet to Minecraft

I love the way you have been so thoughtful and that the music that twinkles in the background when you are present is actually very soothing to my adult ear. The way you guide my child through the land of the unknown, how you let him be the king of his world. That he can […]

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