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Are These Self Directed Learners Changing Learning as we know it?

Are These Self Directed Learners Changing Learning as we know it?

There are some mornings where I wake up with another large family of five in our kitchen. Behind the bright sparky face of our son’s Minecraft buddy, I see this family waking up. They are in South Africa and we are in Italy. Slippers, pajamas and all. I see breakfast being had and I can […]

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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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To All the Changemakers Embracing New Ways of Learning

To All the Changemakers Embracing New Ways of Learning

  I was really intrigued by the fact that I was called a ‘junkie’ yesterday, admittedly a technology junkie but a ‘junkie’ all the same. In fact the whole family were called ‘Technology Junkies,’ on Twitter, followed by a smile and a wink. I did a bit of self-management, as I nearly did a Twitter […]

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Why we Hackschool and don’t bring traditional schooling in to our home

Why we Hackschool and don’t bring traditional schooling in to our home

I want to explain that I won’t cry my eyes out and become very cross and upset if my son cannot read well yet, or even if he can’t get there in the next year, he is 10. Or if my daughters at the age of 12 can’t do long division, I will not be […]

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The World in My Living Room and the Beauty of the School in the Cloud…

The World in My Living Room and the Beauty of the School in the Cloud…

The world is moving fast technologically. Our kids will quickly out-run us with their abilities on a computer and on keeping up with the web. We have decided to embrace it for all its positive aspects and use it as a tool to connect, share and generally be curious about the world, which really is […]

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