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Posts Tagged ‘ unschooling ’

# 1 – Don’t Waste Your Time Homeschooling, by Traci Matt

# 1 – Don’t Waste Your Time Homeschooling, by Traci Matt

With the empty nest looming, author Traci Matt takes a look back at two decades of successes and regrets and offers field-tested ideas to help you on your home education journey. "Don’t Waste Your Time Homeschooling: 72 Things I Wish I’d Known" features concrete suggestions to help you.
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Christian Unschooling

Christian Unschooling

Yes, Christians unschool! A guide to finding and joining social networks to get support unschooling in a Christian fashion.
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Constructing Knowledge With Children

Constructing Knowledge With Children

Academic Club Method Instead of lectures and textbooks, this format enables a child to become an active part of whatever topic is being studied. Children make, do, act, chant, build and live the material that they could not learn by reading. Creative Activities I would like to teach my children through creation, not books...
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Curriculum To Unschooling

Curriculum To Unschooling

Transitioning From Curriculum To Child Led Learning By Ann Zeise Purchasing an off-the-shelf curriculum or accepting one from a school district’s Independent Study Program often seems like the easiest way to homeschool. I’m going to tell you a story how we came to not using curriculum. So what’s wrong with curriculum? It can be...
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Deschooling Gently, by Tammy Takahashi

Deschooling Gently, by Tammy Takahashi

Deschooling Gently will help you whether you are new to homeschooling, or if you are experienced, but are in need of new approaches. Discover the best way to educate your children at home, not through rote process, but by learning how to find the answer within yourself. This plan will provide confidence to trust...
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Free Range Learning, by Laura Weldon

Free Range Learning, by Laura Weldon

"About so much more than homeschooling, this book incorporates wonderful philosophies such as slowing down, kindness, cooperation, the dangers of materialism, & creating a heart-centered lifestyle. A beautiful read." -- Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., co-author: Raising Self-Reliant Children in a Self-Indulgent World
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Getting Started, A Chat

By Ann Zeise In chat I often get to reassure a new parent to homeschooling. This New York mom had recently started to homeschool after also moving to a new home. NewHomeschoolMom: About how many hours a day do the kids do schooling? Homeschooling Guide: Depends on how you count it. I’m an unschooler so we don’t watch the hours...
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Grown Without Schooling 20% Off

A frank and often illuminating portrait of the triumphs and struggles homeschoolers face as children, teens and adults who grow up without formal schooling.
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How Natural Reading Happens

How Natural Reading Happens

Reading Can Happen Naturally by Susan Viator During the summer between kindergarten and first grade, our son Matt learned to read. He went from not reading anything to reading everything overnight. He read cereal boxes and billboards and parts of the newspaper. He read his animal books, his stories about the solar system, and the greeting...
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How to Report Unschooling to School Officials

How to Report Unschooling to School Officials

If your state requires you to submit a periodic evaluation you might need to explain your children’s growth and development in more depth to readers who do not understand unschooling.
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