Posts Tagged ‘ Janet Keip ’

Becoming Unschoolers

Becoming Unschoolers

Becoming unschoolers has not been an easy transition for us. Yet, like most difficult journeys, it has been worth the effort. We stumbled into homeschooling six years ago. Our daughter was then five. Unable to relinquish that tired, but familiar school model, we harbored visions of quiet, “Norman-Rockwell-ish” teaching moments. Our daughter, Jaime, would...
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Deschooling

Deschooling

In her current Closer Look feature Mary Nix spotlights Deschooling, which is defined by the late Ned Vare as “the word that describes the transition from school to a life of educating ourselves. It is usually the parents who need a helping hand in trusting their own children. That is because we have all...
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