Written in English
|Contributions||Manchester Metropolitan University. Didsbury School of Education.|
Focusing on informal learning, this text examines in depth how children can acquire an education simply through everyday experiences. The text sets out to challenge fundamental assumptions about the nature of teaching and learning. Research has been drawn from a wide cross-section of parents from home-educating families. Lots of research, facts and figures about education at home in the UK. There are useful references, too, but the whole book is a bit dry: one to be dipped into rather than read straight through. Still, it's encouraging to see what can be learned by children and teenagers at home even when no teaching takes place/5. With increasing numbers of parents choosing to educate their children at home, an opportunity now exists to explore education outside the school environment. Focusing on informal learning, this text examines in depth how children can acquire an education simply through everyday experiences. Reviewed in the United States on Octo This book is a summary of research into how home educating families in Britain and Australia did it. How they went about the day-to-day business of educating children outside of school. Useful home education research is Reviews: 4.
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