How children learn at home
Just how do children learn when not in a classroom?
We all know what learning looks like in school – we’ve all been there it’s familiar to us. But not so many grew up home educated or in self-directed schools and the unknown makes us nervous. This week we were incredibly lucky to speak to Harriet Pattison, who has carried out extensive research into how children learn when not in traditional schools.
What methods do parents use, what learning styles do children have? Do they all learn at the same pace? And what happens when schooling stops – does a school gap mean a learning gap?