Posts Tagged ‘ unschooling ’

Alison McKee

Alison McKee

Alison McKee is the author of From Homeschool to College and Work: Turning Your Homeschooled Experiences into College and Job Portfolios and Homeschooling Our Children, Unschooling Ourselves. Over the years Alison has written many articles on homeschooling which have appeared in Growing Without Schooling, Home Education Magazine, Homefires: The Journal of Homeschooling, The Relaxed...
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Compulsory Unschooling?

Compulsory Unschooling?

Two years ago, when Fiona turned 4, Sam and I decided to homeschool her. She is an inventive, observant child, sensitive and funny and great company. It would be a tragedy to find school rubbing away her uniqueness. Once we made this decision, it seemed like such a radical step for me, the daughter...
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The Fabric of Our Lives

The Fabric of Our Lives

In his keynote address for the New Mexico Family Educators Conference in 1997 Mark noted, “Through the lessons we teach and the lessons we learn, we and our children weave the fabric of our lives. Sharing books, making meals together, through days of being sick, or traveling to visit friends and relatives. Picnics in...
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Dayna Martin

Dayna Martin

Dayna Martin, mother of four and a radical unschooling advocate, author and speaker, has published Radical Unschooling: A Revolution Has Begun (Tasora Books, 2009) about her family life and the radical unschooling philosophy. Dayna Martin’s approach to radical unschooling incorporates the ‘Law of Attraction,’ which was popularized through the movie The Secret, and by...
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Sandra Dodd

Emily Subler explores the concept of unschooling with Sandra Dodd in this 1998 interview from HEM: Emily: Unschooling may appear overwhelming to some people who misunderstand its fundamentals. Why do you think it’s difficult to understand the concept of unschooling and why are many folks aggressive in their attacks of its philosophy? Sandra: People...
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