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Category Archives: Unschooling
What Are the Proper Purposes of a System of Schooling?
Before one develops anything, one should have a pretty clear idea of its purpose. What is the thing you are building supposed to do? It makes no sense to talk about the structure of something without having in mind, first, … Continue reading
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Essential Skills Kids Should Learn
We have never been good at predicting the future, and so raising and educating our kids as if we have any idea what the future will hold is not the smartest notion. How then to prepare our kids for a … Continue reading
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The Benefits of Unschooling: Report I
Five months ago, in September, 2011, I posted an essay (here) introducing readers to the unschooling movement and inviting unschooling families to participate in a survey. The survey questionnaire–which was posted on Pat Farenga’s Learning Without School site and Jan … Continue reading
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Unschooling is an educational method and philosophy that rejects compulsory school as a primary means for learning. Unschoolers learn through their natural life experiences including play, household responsibilities, personal interests and curiosity, internships and work experience, travel, books, elective classes, … Continue reading
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