Posts Tagged ‘ unschooling ’

Unschooling Channel

The Unschooling Channel on YouTube is Dr. Carlo Ricci’s collection of short but important and inspiring talks about unschooling, deschooling, children, learning and other homeschooling-related topics. Dr. Carlo Ricci teaches in the faculty of education’s graduate program at Nipissing University, where he founded and edits the online Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning (JUAL)....
Read More »

Dealing With Doubts

Dealing With Doubts

“Choosing any unconventional path carries with it periods of uncertainty and doubt. The choice to homeschool is an unconventional choice; the choice to unschool is even more unconventional. Like most unschoolers, we are convicted of the wisdom of our education choice yet there are times when doubts assail us. Sometimes the source of those...
Read More »

Shooting Hoops, Riding Bikes

In her article for the Sept/Oct 2000 issue of Home Education Magazine, “Shooting Hoops, Riding Bikes,” Sue Smith-Heavenrich explains Science and Math in a Kid’s World: “My younger son loves to play basketball. Or ride his bike through the just-melted mud patches on the logging road. Or follow frogs or kick a soccer ball...
Read More »

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...
Read More »

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...
Read More »