Grappling with Maths

Last night Connor asked for some help with work he was doing on the mathematical proofs for triangle similarity. Strangely, I have never, not once, had to use this knowledge myself since forgetting it immediately after the required subject test for it some thirty-odd years ago. When Connor asked me, I couldn’t think of a…

Interview with Paslilith from HomeSchooledDaemon

A few weeks into talking to people about interviews for posting up every Friday, I realized that I had made a classic mistake that I see fairly often.  I had been asking other parents and experts about their views of homeschooling, and not actually asking anyone who was homeschooling what the experience was like for…

Homeschooling in China

This morning in my news-feed, this article popped up: ‘Experts Caution Parents as Home Schooling Rises‘.  It is an article about the rise of home schooling in China and official comments talking about how bad that is. I should note here that home schooling in China is currently illegal and people who are doing so…