Posts Tagged ‘ James Marcus Bach ’

Buccaneer-Scholars

HEM columnist Laura Weldon shares a beautifully-written post about an interview from a recent issue. In Calling Out the Buccaneer-Scholars she writes: I’ve been ruminating every which way about buccaneer living ever since reading a remarkable interview in Home Education Magazine between publisher Helen Hegener and James Marcus Bach. Bach, an internationally recognized expert...
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Radical Unschooler

Radical Unschooler

Radical unschooling advocate James Marcus Bach was interviewed by Helen Hegener for the Nov-Dec issue of Home Education Magazine. A high school dropout who coined the term ‘buccaneer-scholar,’ James is an internationally recognized expert in the field of computer software testing, and has taught critical thinking and software testing around the world at places...
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Interview with James Marcus Bach

Interview with James Marcus Bach

The Nov-Dec issue features an interview with James Marcus Bach, who writes of being “dedicated to a certain lifestyle of mind. I call it intellectual buccaneering. I call myself a buccaneer-scholar. Just as the original buccaneers would not submit to authority in their pursuit of worldly riches, neither do us modern buccaneers yoke ourselves...
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More from the Buccaneer-Scholar

More from the Buccaneer-Scholar

On his blog titled How I Learn Stuff, James Marcus Bach, author of Secrets of a Buccaneer Scholar, wrote an interesting analysis of the recent Rethinking Education conference: “I did a couple of talks about being a high school dropout surrounded by college grads. These went over very well, much better than I expected,...
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Communicating

James Marcus Bach, author of the upcoming book, Voyage of a Buccaneer-Scholar, writes about living and learning and many different things at his blog, How I Learn Stuff. James’ writing is for adults, from an adult perspective, and not necessarily about homeschooling per se, but I’ve been revisiting and re-reading one especially thoughtful post...
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