Added tonight on its very own page under Big Kids’ Stuff is the work planner that Jgirl15 is using this year. A friend looked at it yesterday and noted the glaring absence of any mention of writing. We had overlooked this as our firstborn writes prolifically, and when she won a writing competition earlier this year, we must have figured she was doing OK! However, some of the others are less enthusiastic writers and so we have now included a writing component for when they come through the ranks. Whether we’ll hold them to it remains to be seen, but it does give us some direction (plus, we need to work out what to do with those guidelines when we believe in needs-based, interest-driven real life education).
work in progress
this blog is begun
it has many empty pages
as i find time, i will fill them in
but i put the headings there for now so you can see where i'm going with it
for a girl who likes things to be done properly and completely, this is hard
but i hope it may help someone
"Learning can only happen when a child
is interested. If he's not interested it's
like throwing marshmallows at his head
and calling it eating." ~ Anonymous
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