Homeschooling was the natural next step in our family journey. I birthed at home, tended the home. I was all about the home. My interpretation of homeschooling, however, was a little different than sitting down at a table. When my children showed an interest in something, I followed. We dove in together, and I learned right along with them: child-led learning.
A child-led education encourages children to follow their passions and interests, instead of a curriculum which a “one-size-fits-all” system invented and decided was important. Everyone is made differently. Why do we impose on our children learning all the same things at the same chronological age?
Continue reading The Fairies’ Midwife: Learning Shakespeare with a Homespun Mother, by Denise A. Evarts, from the current May-June issue of Home Education Magazine.
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