School Closures Round Two: Now with added remote learning

As I write this, we’re heading into week three of remote learning here in the UK, or in my children’s case ‘anything we can do to avoid remote learning-learning.’ I was calm going into it.  I’ve been exploring alternative methods of education since the last lockdown and I felt prepared.  My rose-tinted glasses fogged up … Continue reading School Closures Round Two: Now with added remote learning

It’s school-life Jim, but not as we know it

I’d never questioned the status quo of the education system before, always seeing learning as synonymous with school.  I knew home-schooling existed, but it wasn’t something I’d ever considered for our family because we were ‘mainstream’ and home-schooling was ‘alternative.’  Plus there was no way I could possibly teach my kids.  Right?  Cue a national … Continue reading It’s school-life Jim, but not as we know it