Unschooling Blog

Unschooling Blog

Living as if School Doesn’t Exist

Unschoolers live as if such a thing as school doesn't exist. We know that school isn't necessary for learning. It ...
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How Unschoolers Learn to Spell

People are often intrigued by unschooling, but worry about "the basics". After all, they have memories of being drilled and ...
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Judging is a Good Thing

I have a lot of strong opinions. Stick around long enough, and you'll hear me speak my mind on parenting, ...
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The Value of Presence and Connection with Children

I have been contemplating why some parents seem to have a calm relationship with their kids, without yelling and punishing, ...
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How to Really Solve the Problem of Bullies

Several weeks ago, a boy in a Pennsylvania school district committed suicide after being bullied. He had, apparently, gone to ...
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Kids and Grumpy Old People

It was a beautiful May afternoon. Three unschool moms and an unschool grandma (that's me) sat on the grass while ...
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School isn’t Necessary for Learning

When someone who has never considered the concept of unschooling first hears about kids having no lessons and no curriculum, ...
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On Fidget Spinners and iPads and Kids These Days

Every generation loves to whine about "kids these days". It used to be that comic books were going to rot ...
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