More Than A Class: How Unschooling Transforms The Home

More Than A Class: How Unschooling Transforms The Home

Everyone is familiar with homeschooling. Though many people express concerns about the social and emotional development of children who are homeschooled, it’s an accepted alternative to a traditional classroom education. Children follow a curriculum and adhere to certain educational standards. In that way, then, homeschooling is an alternative to the classroom, but not to traditional… Read more

Homeschooling is hacking education

Homeschooling is hacking education

Here’s an inspiring talk from a young man, 13 year-old Logan LaPlante, who discusses his “hackschooling” experiences, and how hacking his education is helping him achieve his goals of being happy and healthy when he grows up: Read more

The Cult of Unschooling

We homeschool our kids, but we actually prefer to call it unschooling. “Unschoolers believe that the natural curiosity of a healthy child, given access to a rich environment, will lead the child to learn what he or she needs to know. When learning comes about as a result of the child’s desires, it is absorbed easily, enthusiastically,… Read more

Teach What You Know

Teach What You Know

Even if you don’t “homeschool,” you homeschool. Every activity is an educational opportunity. Our kids are always learning about the world, so the question is, what information are we, as their parents, putting in front of them? What values and principles do we share with them when they ask us questions?

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