100 Days of #RadiCoolUnschooling – Day 21

When Kirsty Williams spoke in the Senedd to introduce her new #HomeEd guidelines proposal, I was appalled to discover she did not appear to know the definition of ‘suitable education’ in case law. But I have discovered, sadly neither do many home educators. This week I hope to begin to unravel some of that…for BOTH sides.

100 Days of #RadiCoolUnschooling – Day 20

Sitting around the dinner table with PanKwake the conversation turned to…school food. Including Chocolate Concrete? Really?!? And always when the sch-word is mentioned the topic turned to…#bullying. Seven years of #RadiCoolUnschooling and her one year of school still haunts PanKwake.

100 Days of #RadiCoolUnschooling – Day 19

I have not one but two ‘genius’ offspring. Both of whom would not be meet the standards of ‘suitable education’ set by Kirsty Williams, Education Secretary for Wales. But they exceed this mother’s greatest expectations. See for yourself…

100 Days of #RadiCoolUnschooling – Day 18

Not all mountains must be climbed. Sometimes a mountain really is too big. In that case…go around. Going around the mountain is just as valuable and a far less arduous course. Why then is reading the end all and be all of education? Literacy and numeracy are NOT all there is to education.

100 Days of #RadiCoolUnschooling – Day 17

What happens when #LittleHumans are forced to spend seven or more hours a day focused on what they CANNOT do? Cognitive Death! But #RadiCoolUnschooling allows #neurodivergent #LittleHumans the opportunity to actually learn and grow as they should.