“Tell me, and I forget; teach me, and I may remember; involve me, and I learn.” — Benjamin Franklin
Welcome to our mini-episode live-journaled chronicles through the vast and unknown and wonderfully exciting world of “not schooling.” Our two boys are 4 and 2 years old; to date we are just enjoying living and being together and learning tons of fun stuff along the way as we explore answers to questions that bubble up.
The Mama-bear is reading lots and lots of Stuff about schools of all types (public, private, charter, home, montessori, coops, “un”) to help shape our evolving philosophy of family life and not-at-school education. She is gathering ideas and inspirations and forming all kinds of delightful opinions on topics she still knows nothing about. If she waits, however, to figure out what she’s doing before she starts writing, the stories will disappear into the Mist of Lost Time, so a little blog has been summoned to capture these spontaneous adventures of “funschooling.” The mama-bear hopes that readers will enjoy the stories and be inspired to also experiment with unconventional ways to enjoy learning with their own children.
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Math Resources for Teachers, Tutors, and Homeschooling Families:
If you’d like to see my own growing library of educational resources (mostly focused on math) for pre-K through high school students, you can visit my online store at: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Sandra-Balisky. You can read more about my new venture in this blog post here.