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I saw a headline today on the BBC News website: "How you can make homeschooling run smoother". OK, I'll accept "homeschooling" (just) because we need a new single word to describe teaching our children at home (although, to be honest, even the generally very lax "spellcheck" facility doesn't like it).

But I would have liked the first tip on easier teaching at home to have been "Teach your children the difference between 'smoother' and 'more smoothly'". Is it just me, or do other people wince at aw-that'll-do-speak? But why does it have to be driven by ignorance, rather than innovation?

All right, I'll go back into my den to cuss a bit more before I get any upsetter....

Created By on 22/02/2021

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19th Sep 2021 12:36:45 (Last activity: 19th Sep 2021 22:50:45)
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The single word homeschooling isn’t new. It’s actually been around at least 20 years. We we used an emergent curriculum centered around her interests that was rigorous, demanding, real world based & fun.
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