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Forum: Single Parenting   03-01-2005, 07:45 AM
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Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by banana Leonor -...

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Leonor - I'm from the UK and live in Canada - am thinking of going back to UK b/c of the family thing ........ not making any big decisions right now though .
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-01-2005, 07:38 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,165
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Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 09:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by Joan It was a...

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It was a bit more than "hoping" they'd catch up. Everything I've read on child development supports that this is how children learn to speak. I have to expect that...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 08:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by TiredX2 I'm...

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I'm really trying to be polite here, but I think it is a reasonable expectation to use one of the 1st definations when it matches current colloquial expression....
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 08:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by lunar forest I...

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I just wanted to pop in and say http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/jaw.gif

You know what they say, if you have nothing good to add...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 08:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By Leonor
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Leonor---

Personal attacks, followed with a smilie or not, are not acceptable on MDC.

Quote? And why don't you consider certain third person remarks on me...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 08:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by TiredX2 Do you...

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Do you have any evidence that a "normal" child could not learn to speak correctly this way?

Only "normal" children have the right to unschool?
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 08:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by Dar Yes, calling...

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Yes, calling unschooling a cult was a mistake. How were we to know that you had your own definition for the word "cult"? Again. we made the "mistake" of assuming we...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 07:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by Joan I'm sure I...

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I'm sure I didn't. I just kept modeling the correct form of the word and they picked it up in the same way they picked up the rest of the language.

Modelling?...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 06:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by Sasha_girl As...

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As always, I don't understand why people like Lenor are so worried about what other people do with their children. Further, I don't understand their need to...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 05:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by ShannonCC And...

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And that is fine for you and your family but that doesn't mean it's ok to insult those of us who it *does* work for. My daughter is very happy and learning...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by Joan No one...

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No one "taught" her in the traditional schooling method ("Since you are now 5 years old, you will learn to read, using a combination of phonics and whole language,...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 07:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By Leonor
Dar, I am aware English language is pretty...

Dar, I am aware English language is pretty stupid. It's easier to memorize word by word than to figure out the poorly designed grammar. I still help my child throughout the confusion, because...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-27-2005, 10:24 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 15,237
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Forum: Unschooling   02-27-2005, 09:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by wende You don't...

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You don't have to be taught to DO something in order to be taught.

Could you expand on that please?
Forum: Unschooling   02-27-2005, 09:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by Dar So, I guess...

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So, I guess we're hung up on definitions of "teach". My Websters has: "To impart knowledge or skill in; give instruction in." One could stetch this, I suppose......
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-27-2005, 09:08 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 15,237
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Forum: Unschooling   02-27-2005, 08:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by ShannonCC This...

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This is what most of us have been saying all along.

No, the way it was presented first was without any explanations. "My child learned to read on her own...
Forum: Unschooling   02-27-2005, 08:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By Leonor
Please move the discusion here. I will quote...

Please move the discusion here. I will quote someone in a bit when I catch back.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-27-2005, 08:33 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,165
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Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-27-2005, 08:13 PM
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-27-2005, 07:38 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,165
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-27-2005, 07:29 PM
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-27-2005, 07:26 PM
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-27-2005, 07:19 PM
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