If you're thinking of trying out unschooling for any of the following reasons, STOP right where you are and read this first. The worst reasons to try unschooling are as follows: Because you saw someone you admire doing it and it seems like a perfect lifestyle.Because it's the only good way to raise children.Because any... Continue Reading →
Learning to Read Without Being Taught pt 2
Children raised in a literate world will learn reading as naturally as they learn walking if given the chance
Amy’s First Post from the After-times
Hi folks! It's Amy here, I haven't made a post in many months because I was going through a transitional time in my life. 2020 has been a year for new self-knowledge for me, and I made a HUGE decision for my family: I decided to put all four of my kids into public school... Continue Reading →
Pancakes made with STEAM
Unschooled kids get to explore their interests at their leisure—and sometimes, to the benefit of all!
Learning to Read Without Being Taught
The written word is so ubiquitous in today's world; leave them to it and kids will pick it up all on their own!
Strewing: A Learning Hack
There are many ways for a child to be introduced to new things--coercion doesn't have to be one of them.
Breaking News: Kid Writes Poetry in Summer
Learning happens all the time, in all seasons, and all environments!
What Improv Teaches About Unschooling
As the educational establishment grapples with its sense of identity, some wisdom from Viola Spolin.
Unschoolers Have Friends Too
Although our lifestyle has made the transition to isolation during the covid-19 pandemic easier, we have active social lives that we’re missing like everyone else!
Oh, Hey, I Already Know How to Parent Without School!
As an unschooler with fourteen years of school-free parenting under my belt, I would like to share some comforting ideas with parents. I promise you'll feel less stressed after reading this.