A frequent objection to home education is socialization. But are schools really the best place for self-esteem and emotional well-being? Especially if you’re #neurodivergent.
Have you ever thought about what a classroom and school are really like – from a neurodivergent & #ActuallyAutistic perspective?
As school reopen, some parents are not sending their children back. Home education is on the rise. But where do you begin?
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.
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.
Today, we finish by examining how schools are focusing upon the wrong things with our wonderful #Neurodivergent little humans…while ignoring the things they REALLY need to learn to be a success in life.