Understanding the pros and cons of unschooling.
If we don’t do school-at-home, will our child turn out OK? What are the pros and cons of homeschooling with the unschooling method?
Developing a Homeschooling Philosophy: The Unschool Mambo
Having already been interested in issues of education, parenting and human potential for several years, I used the first year of homeschooling as a self-imposed sabbatical of rest, thought and study.
Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits
An interesting article appeared in this morning’s New York Times. It debunks much of what educators have been saying about how children learn, and seems to verify what unschooling families have known for years.
Hope for Heliophobes* and Life After Video Games
Have you ever made a decision and committed yourself to a course of action, only to awaken one night in a cold, panicking sweat, convinced that you made a terrible, terrible mistake? By Jim Strickland, Natural Life Magazine.
If Nobody Makes You Do It
A conversation between Nancy Wooton, an unschooler, and a friend, a young mom starting to homeschool.
Positively ADD – Parenting & Unschooling
Jan homeschools her 5 year old “very active” son, offering tips and links for others in similar situation.
From now on I will try to let my instincts as their mother tell me what is right, and stop looking to other people all of the time.
Unschooling in World of Warcraft
“We know several kids who learned to read while playing these games,” Traaseth said. “If you want to classify some of the things we’re doing when we play World of Warcraft, the list could include math, reading, sociology, economics, creative writing and communications.”
Unschooling : How Good Morning America Got It All Wrong
Here’s reality — any parenting choice that you make for your kids means that there are other parenting choices that you didn’t make. By Lee Stranahan, Filmmaker, Writer, Photographer.
More about Unschooling
Constructing Knowledge With Children
How to Report Unschooling to School Officials
How To Unschool Legally
Natural Learning Method At Home
Pros And Cons of the Unschooling Homeschool Method
Resources For Unschooling
Success of Unschooling vs. School-At-Home
Unschooling All Summer
Unschooling Beginning Guide
Unschooling Mail Lists, Social Networks, etc.