I'm posting this link with some caveats: for instance, I don't think dismissing neurological and behavioural diagnoses with "it's the school that has the disease" is a good idea, although children with these issues may find traditional schooling challengi... I thought it might be nice to share how we live our days--either at home or at school--and where leanring is found. Please feel encouraged to post your own day stories direct to the community! A day in the life of a relaxed, ecletic, sort-of-unschooled-bu... Deschooling is the adjustment period a child goes through when leaving school and beginning homeschooling. To really get the benefits of homeschooling, a child has to decompress and disconnect from "school" being the default and "school ways" being the st... Elizabeth and Whytleafe are probably the first exposure many kids have to the idea of "democratic schools". Whytleafe, based on Summerhill at Suffolk, is a co-ed boarding school run by elected monitors, not adults. Interest in Steiner and Montessori schools in South Australia has soared, with kindergarten for 2014 at Willunga Waldorf School already full, and waiting lists for kindergarten and reception this year and next year. Association of Independent Schools CEO ... Before we dive in, let's take a moment to look at the phrase "screen time." It lumps together devices that involve a visual interface: TVs, video games, computers, cell phones, e-readers, tablets etc. Yet we use them to do so many diverse things, from ent... If you still think of Chutes & Ladders and Candyland when somebody mentions playing board games with their kids, then you should know that the world of board games has changed a lot since you were a kid. Heck, it's changed a lot even since you've been an ... Imagine a job in which your work every day is micromanaged by your boss. You are told exactly what to do, how to do it, and when to do it. You are required to stay in your seat until your boss says you can move.