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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-09-2012, 10:14 AM
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Posted By aderyn
the two I've really liked in recent times have...

the two I've really liked in recent times have been "I wanna take me a picture" by wendy ewart-a literacy through photography workbook- and playful learning http://playfullearning.net/ . Both are...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-09-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,032
Posted By aderyn
hmmm. Personally, if a child did that I would...

hmmm. Personally, if a child did that I would get out the manipulatives and show them, physically, what 9 buttons take away 8 buttons looked like. Regardless of what the underlying motive was. 
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-07-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,032
Posted By aderyn
ETA a disclaimer really. First my computer is...

ETA a disclaimer really. First my computer is playing up a bit and I think I might only have read the first page of replies. Second, I am absolutely not trying to over-ride the unschooling approach,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-29-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By aderyn
http://www.sciencejim.com/ (series of videos for...

http://www.sciencejim.com/ (series of videos for kids, physics based)
 
http://thehappyscientist.com/
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-29-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By aderyn
I have to be honest and say that none of my kids...

I have to be honest and say that none of my kids have been anywhere near ready for any formal maths work at three. We are very Waldorf inspired and avoid formal work til age 7 but even if we...
Forum: Unschooling   09-23-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,089
Posted By aderyn
hmmm. I dunno, not much bothers me really that...

hmmm. I dunno, not much bothers me really that others say. I think usually, people are either reacting to the fact that they've never known a homeschooler and its a freaky idea, or else they happen...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-15-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By aderyn
My nine year old isn't reluctant, he actually...

My nine year old isn't reluctant, he actually has clear dyslexia -esq issues with reading. I've always actually really encouraged him to listen to audiobooks and I've always prioritised reading to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-02-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By aderyn
are you specifically interested in gaming? I...

are you specifically interested in gaming? I understand if that is where his interest lies, but if it is broader, there is a great program out there which is to teach C to kids. I can't remember...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-28-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By aderyn
This might sound simplistic, but why not just...

This might sound simplistic, but why not just answer his questions, like anything else? When my kids were little and wanted to know about dinosaurs/trucks/clouds I just answered their questions. I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-26-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By aderyn
Hi all. My children are currently in a a very...

Hi all. My children are currently in a a very nice, not too dogmatic, Steiner Waldorf kindergarten. There is no feeder school, but beyond that, we have always planned to homeschool anyway. There are...
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