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Month: March 2020

(Un)structured learning

This is going to be a post about creating a structure for your children’s education at home. But before we go any further, I want to point out that structure is both over- and underrated. I appreciate structure myself. I’m a big to-do list person. I’ve used every piece of organizational software I can get my hands on. I enjoy having a schedule and a routine. But ultimately I prefer to apply simple, flexible systems…

Before you start homeschooling…

Well. Here we are in, a very different world than the one we lived in when I last posted. Now I jump on a virtual watercooler call on Monday mornings instead of standing around the real one, and today, instead of asking my opinion of the latest feedback from a partner team at work, one of my coworkers asked me for homeschooling advice. I’m uniquely positioned to give insight into that life, because I was…