Road School: Learning Through Exploration and Experience

Road School: Learning Through Exploration and Experience

by Sue Cowley

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Road School: Learning Through Exploration and Experience by Sue Cowley

Frustrated by a regime of statutory testing, and keen for a midlife adventure, Sue Cowley and her partner decided to step out of the system and set off on the educational trip of a lifetime with their children. This is the story of their family's escapades around Europe and across China, and what they learned along the way Part comedy travelogue, part parenting guide, part treatise on educational philosophy, Road School asks you to consider what 'an education' realty is and y offers tips for anyone planning their own learning odyssey.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785831140
Publisher: Crown House Publishing
Publication date: 01/30/2017
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

England 1

English Lessons 18

Stepping Out of the System 19

The Netherlands 21

Dutch Lessons 38

The Practicalities 39

Germany 45

German Lessons 74

Cultural literacy 75

Italy 79

Italian Lessons 123

An Education 125

Portugal 129

Portuguese Lessons 141

Travelling with Children 142

France 145

French Lessons 151

Pussycat Parenting 152

China 155

Chinese Lessons 208

A Road School Curriculum 209

Epilogue 219

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