Are you thinking about unschooling and worried about STEM? Yeah, don’t be.
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
Real Life is DIY
So in September I got G, who is ten, a six month tinker crate subscription. Yesterday his monthly box came, and a couple hours later he came to me very upset because he’d accidentally busted the supplied battery set-up. His dad is kind of handy with that stuff so I sent him to see if... Continue Reading →
Pancakes made with STEAM
Unschooled kids get to explore their interests at their leisure—and sometimes, to the benefit of all!
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!
Covid-19 Daily Schedule for Maximum Soul Destruction
Children don’t flourish in a militantly-scheduled school environment, so don’t do it at home, either!
February Unschool Snapshot
Just came upon G working on this wood burning project. His dad happened upon a magnifying glass on a sunny day last week, and now here we are. They also popped a balloon today, and tried to cook a gummy. Best kind of science!
Unschooling For Mastery
Unschooling allows the freedom to delve immersively into an interest for as many hours and days as they want.
Wednesdays are library day. Every morning we all walk the six blocks so the younger kids can participate in story time, and the older kids can peruse comics (which I now refuse to check out after G wrecked the cover of a $100 manga book) and find chapter books to bring home. After story time... Continue Reading →