Here’s the 411 on what to expect if you’re going to unschool in Alberta.
The Unschooled Springtime—[mostly] peaceful
At a time of year when some parents are overwhelmed with the push to the finish line, I feel particular gratitude for our unschool lifestyle—even with that pesky Alberta spring homeschool visit.
Year End Visit [in April]
Today was my end of year home visit with my school board facilitator...or learning advisor or whatever technical educationese they're calling them nowadays. Debbie. Debbie came for a visit. And I didn't know she was coming. Not that I shouldn't have known she was coming (double negative. Sorry, I know--confusing. Just read it a couple times I'm... Continue Reading →
If you choose not to send your kids to school, one aspect of your success as an unschooling family will be to find a community. In big cities this isn't a problem. There are tons of homeschooling and unschooling families. But I live in a small town, and while there are a number of homeschooling... Continue Reading →
An Easy Peasy Home Visit
On top of the drama camp, one more thing of note occurred last week. This one's pretty Alberta-specific, full disclosure. Last week I had my initial home visit with my facilitator (the lovely lady who was busily engaged in running a drama camp for a motley crew of whippersnappers by day). So if you're considering unschooling in... Continue Reading →