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Three Kings Monument Chiang Mai, and Chiang Mai History

The Three Kings Monument Square in Chiang Mai Thailand is a large open square in the heart of the walled Old Town. The statue portrays the three founders of Chiang Mai, King Mengrai, King Ramkhamhaeng and King Ngam Muang.  King Mengrai ruled Lanna, King Ngam Muang was ruler of Phayao and King Ramkhamhaeng was King of Sukhothai …

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Homeschooling History With World Schooling

I had a conversation over drinks last night with two gorgeous young Hungarian women about the realities of homeschooling (home education, world schooling, unschooling, whatever you’d like to call it). They were totally new to the concept of education outside school and thought classrooms and teachers were the only way to get educated. They seemed …

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Best Gifts for Homeschoolers 2023

Homeschoolers are some of the easiest people to buy gifts for because we (the kids and the parents) just love anything educational. We call them homeschool resources but they can be in the form of books, toys, games, sets and kits. We’ve been homeschooling (also worldschooling and unschooling) for a long time with great results, …

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Classic Books for 6th Graders and 7th Graders

Classic books for 6th Graders and 7th Graders, that they should enjoy! A reading list of classic books for kids, modern classics and old classical books. My children are in the 6th to 7th grade bracket now (10 year olds- 13 year olds) and reading is a big focus as it always has been. Finding …

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Learning About Egypt, For Kids

Regular readers will know that we just spent almost a month in Egypt. Why? For fun, obviously and to please our kids who are fascinated by learning about Egypt. Suggested topics and interesting facts for kids to learn about Ancient Egypt include Ancient Egypt, the Sphinx and the Great Pyramid (allegedly the last of the …

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Homeschooling or Worldschooling in Romania

Homeschooling, doesn’t officially exist in Romania. As far as I know it’s not actually illegal, it just doesn’t exist, all children must go to school. My research is hampered by the language barrier, so please correct me if I’m wrong, I’d love to hear about families homeschooling in Romania and I know that some do …

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The Egyptian Museum Cairo. Visiting The Greatest Treasure House on Earth.

We’ve taken our kids to the best and most famous museums in the world, London, New York, Washington DC and a hundred smaller storehouses of knowledge, but nothing could ever beat Cairo’s spectacular Egyptian Museum. This is my favourite museum in the world, a dusty slice of yesteryear and for us, The Egyptian Museum Cairo …

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What is Enough Socialisation? – Worldschooling & Homeschooling Socialisation

I received an e-mail from a reader recently. He and his wife were thinking of taking their child on a travel adventure, a taste of worldschooling, but were concerned about socialization. They thought she wouldn’t “get enough socialization away from her friends” and asked for my opinion. It’s an interesting question. Homeschool socialisation (and here …

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Homeschooling on the Road. What Gear Do You Need?

Which things do you really need to homeschool on the road? (Some call this form of homeschooling travel schooling, road schooling, or worldschooling) What books, supplies, materials, equipment and resources do you need to carry with you? It’s not much. I’m not going to write a list. I’m not going to make you buy things so …

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Strewing The World. Strewing, Homeschooling and Worldschooling

Strewing. What is strewing? Strewing is a common word in homeschooling or unschooling, what does strewing look like in worldschooling? To strew, what to strew. Strewing What’s the definition of strewing? To strew means to scatter or spread objects over an area in an unorganised matter. In an educational setting, these objects could be games, …

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What is Forest School? Worldschooling in London

We attended Forest School in London for 2 or 3 terms during our second year of full-time travel. We encorporated this fun, outdoor get together into our worldschooling, homeschooling or unschooling and it brought us together with other kids and families in our area while giving us a half-day in the woods once a week. …

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World Schooling. One Year of Travel. Homeschooling Highlights

It’s really hard to quantify learning. The knowledge the boys have acquired through our 1 year journey, 4 continents and 12 countries, is immense, quite staggering really. Here are some of our homeschooling, or, if you prefer, world schooling or unschooling, highlights. We didn’t just try worldschooling for a year, my kids’ whole education has revolved around …

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