No school for my kids: radical unschooling methods
YOU’VE heard of home schooling, now meet the mum who calls herself a ‘radical unschooler.’ Maryanne Jacobs, from Gorebridge, Scotland, is part of a new wave of women who don’t send their kids to school – and don’t teach them at home either. The 32-year-old says her daughter, Rio, nine, and son, Bryden, eight, learn ‘naturally’ on their own by playing computer games like Minecraft and through life experiences – like baking and shopping and being outdoors. Maryanne says Bryden, a numbers whizz, picked up numbers on his own through a Pokemon card game. And her daughter’s love of words came from board games like Monopoly and Scrabble.
Videographer / Director: Lenny Warren
Producer: Hannah Mouland
Editor: Ian Phillips
Rebecca Adlington on her hopes for London Olympics 2012
Rebecca will line up with Britain’s best swimmers at The British Gas Swimming Championships, which doubles as the Olympic selection trials, from 3rd – 10th March 2012. There she will get her first taste of competition in the pool at the London Aquatics Centre, where she will be hoping to defend her titles this summer.
James Haskell video blog: Staring down the barrel with London Wasps
In the first of new series of behind-the-scenes features, England back row James Haskell and his London Wasps teammates have a blast at EJ Churchill's shooting grounds in High Wycombe. Joining MSN Sport columnist Haskell were Christian Wade, Thomas Rhys Thomas, Ashley Johnson, and Tom Lindsay.