Posts Tagged ‘ trusting children ’

Free-Range Kids

Free-Range Kids

Free-Range Kids is the name of a weblog which invites contributions from parents: “Chances are, your childhood was not all about fear and huge ‘What if’s.’ Chances are you walked to school and rode your bike and stayed out till the lights came on, right? Maybe you even ate an unwashed grape. Tell us...
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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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For the Sake of Our Children

For the Sake of Our Children

For the Sake of Our Children, by Léandre Bergeron, translated by Pamela Levac and with a foreword by John Taylor Gatto, is a powerful description of a life led respecting and trusting children, from the naturalness of home birth and breastfeeding on demand, through learning by living and working together on a small...
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Unschooling

If you’re interested in the unschooling approach, check out Unschooling.com for many good essays on the topic, with titles and descriptions such as: Our 8 Year Old Son Still Doesn’t Read Learning as a Journey Inexpensive Educational Supplies Learning While Apparently “Doing Nothing” Math As It Should Be Conversation with a Relative When Does...
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