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Re: Better Education (UNSCHOOLING!)
« Reply #60 on: November 11, 2015, 11:30:57 am »

Join the Crowd! No, not that crowd, THIS ONE.

Home schooling resources abound for Maine families
http://bangordailynews.com/2015/11/09/homestead/home-schooling-resources-abound-for-maine-families/
At the far end of the spectrum are parents who choose what they call “unschooling,” in which they allow their kids to seek their own education.
11/09/15 08:23 bangordailynews.com

Elon Musk Builds Alternative “un-school” Without Grades
http://beforeitsnews.com/alternative/2015/11/elon-musk-builds-alternative-un-school-without-grades-for-his-children-2-3240724.html
11/09/15 04:59 beforeitsnews.com

Unschooling: What's in your toolbox?
http://www.ydr.com/story/life/columnists/2015/11/08/whats-your-toolbox/74729686/
11/08/15 00:00 ydr.com

When Home-schooling Became Legal
http://www.ozy.com/flashback/when-home-schooling-became-legal/33937
The crunchier version of Moore’s Christian movement, unschooling is about ... intelligence.
John Holt and Unschooling: Listen to John Holt discuss theories from How Children Learn
11/06/15 22:48 ozy.com

Choosing a Homeschool Curriculum
http://school.familyeducation.com/home-schooling/curriculum-planning/38847.html
John Holt promoted this learning style, better known as "unschooling" with his books Freedom and Beyond, How Children Fail, and How Children Learn.
11/04/15 22:48 school.familyeducation.com

New Baby/Unschooling Update 😎
https://thecrazyunschoolingparentofthenorth.wordpress.com/2015/11/10/new-babyunschooling-update-%f0%9f%98%8e/
11/10/15 12:03 thecrazyunschoolingparentofthenorth.wordpress.com

Unschooling Lifestyle: Sandor Katz mini-documentary
http://www.unschoolinglifestyle.com/2015/11/sandor-katz-mini-documentary.html
Here's a short documentary about an interesting person who followed his passion and lives a unique life. His book Wild Fermentation is a fun read
11/07/15 19:19 unschoolinglifestyle.com

Unschooling
https://chellieflores.wordpress.com/2015/11/07/unschooling/
Such a taboo topic. Education in a form not in a classroom, or even a curriculum. Letting the child choose what they want to do and learn.
11/07/15 17:31 chellieflores.wordpress.com

Exploring Unschooling Preliminarily. Reflections, K Week 13 and 14
https://aplaceforlittlesproutstogrow.wordpress.com/2015/11/07/exploring-unschooling-preliminarily-reflections-k-week-13-and-14/
Unschooling is so different from what everyone thinks school ought be.
11/07/15 14:59 aplaceforlittlesproutstogrow.wordpress.com

Unschooling Momma and Poppy
http://dreambigdreamoften.co/2015/11/06/what-to-do-on-a-friday-meet-and-greet/comment-page-1/#comment-20093
11/06/15 14:16 dreambigdreamoften.co

Unschooling Lifestyle: English Tutor
http://www.unschoolinglifestyle.com/2015/11/english-tutor.html
11/06/15 12:05 unschoolinglifestyle.com

Unschooling Maths - Easier than Schooling it!
http://panpolymommy.tumblr.com/post/132667151554/unschooling-maths-easier-than-schooling-it
“If so many children go to school, fail maths and hate every minute of it...
11/06/15 10:57 panpolymommy.tumblr.com

Unschooling Site News, SandraDodd.com
http://aboutunschooling.blogspot.com/2015/11/timeenergycost-needs-happy-moms.html
Unschooling movement takes root - Unschooling movement takes root Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Emma Kennedy, emma@buffalobulletin.com
11/05/15 11:16 aboutunschooling.blogspot.com

I'm Unschooled. Yes, I Can Write. - Why You Should Start Unschooling
http://yes-i-can-write.blogspot.com/2015/01/why-you-should-start-unschooling.html
I understand that, for any number of reasons, unschooling just might not to be doable in your case.
11/05/15 10:06 yes-i-can-write.blogspot.com

This is a fun quiz on homeschooling styles
http://www.secularhomeschool.com/homeschooling-styles/17532-fun-quiz-homeschooling-styles-3.html#post202881
Myth-busting.
11/09/15 15:18 secularhomeschool.com

Attachment parenting
http://www.netmums.com/coffeehouse/children-parenting-190/general-parenting-192/1374803-attachment-parenting.html#postcount14696596
This website is great for those asking for more info The Natural Child Project - Celebrating attachment parenting and unschooling
11/08/15 05:20 netmums.com

What do you think of homeschooling (K-12)?
http://www.seniorforums.com/showthread.php/18076-What-do-you-think-of-homeschooling-(K-12)/page2#post363272
Then there's the "unschooling" method of home schooling where the child is not "directed" in his/her learning and there is no curriculum.
11/05/15 12:35 seniorforums.com

Don't wanna school your kids at all? Well, the rapture's coming, so...
http://www.secularhomeschool.com/homeschooling-issues/17521-dont-wanna-school-your-kids-all-well-raptures-coming-so-why-bother-3.html#post202632
The homeschooling families I know use all sorts of educational approaches - ranging from unschooling to boxed curriculum - and they all take education quite seriously.
11/05/15 09:24 secularhomeschool.com

Bridging Unschooling to College...how and when do you go conventional?
http://www.secularhomeschool.com/homeschooling-styles/17528-bridging-unschooling-college-how-when-do-you-go-conventional.html
This is something I think about a lot, because so many kids seem to benefit from a less structured setting
11/04/15 16:00 secularhomeschool.com
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Re: Better Education (UNSCHOOLING!)
« Reply #61 on: November 18, 2015, 09:15:39 am »

An A for Home Schooling by Brian C. Anderson, City Journal Summer 2000
http://www.city-journal.org/html/10_3_an_a_for_home.html
This kind of flexibility can go too far: some in the small but growing "unschooling" wing of the home-schooling movement, inspired by 1960s educational radicals like John Holt and Ivan Illich

The School for Social Hackers — The Workshop — Medium
https://medium.com/the-workshop/the-school-for-social-hackers-b3797caf3a7b
Between summer and mid-year seminars, in the best tradition of unschooling , there is ample time to experiment, to work, to write, to travel, to think.

7 Homeschooling Resources Every Parent Should Know About
http://thestir.cafemom.com/big_kid/192535/7_homeschooling_resources_every_parent?utm_content=big_kid_rssfeed
founders of the homeschooling movement (which he called "unschooling"), offers free educational downloads as well as an impressive amount of helpful advice on getting started in homeschooling

Unschooling Lifestyle: Writing
http://www.unschoolinglifestyle.com/2014/07/writing.html
Writing See all posts labeled: writing It seems like I should have more on this topic, but this is all so far. You might think the George Washington copywork is an odd choice, but it's entertaining

Roadtrip Day 127
http://pvmaro.blogspot.com/2015/11/roadtrip-day-127.html
Tucson for a little social time – unschooling dads’ night at Kristin and Craig Post’s house. Ronnie ... commune with Craig and the other unschooling

Ordinary Life Magic: Unschooling Tools : Television
http://www.ordinarylifemagic.com/2012/03/unschooling-tools-television.html
This post is part of the Unschooling Tools series. Other posts are Unschooling Tools : Games; Math Play; For Creativity

Star: The Jolie-Pitt kids’ education is crazy
http://www.celebitchy.com/456554/star_the_jolie-pitt_kids_education_is_crazy_they_dont_take_tests_or_do_homework/
They’re traveling and learning and it sounds a lot like unschooling to me. They have tutors, so I’m sure they’re fine.

Unschooling: Dabbling, Digging Deep
http://www.homeeducator.com/homeschooling/unschooling-dabbling-digging-deep-and-quitting/
This can paralyze unschooling, and can be problematic in many ways for children who are not unschooling as well. When children lose the drive to try new things

What's Your Learning Language?
http://www.cafemom.com/group/114079/forums/read/21003681/Whats_Your_Learning_Language?next=1
...them up when I find them. :) Unschooling is a great way to capture the kids' interest in learning ... educational journey. We do a bit of unschooling in our homeschooling too. Do your kids have any...

Unschooling Lifestyle: Freedom, chores, volunteerism
http://www.unschoolinglifestyle.com/2012/08/freedom-chores-volunteerism.html
" In my family, we have a similar approach to sharing household chores, but without formal meetings. In my book Unschooling: A Lifestyle of Learning , I described it this way. In my family, we have...

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Re: Better Education (UNSCHOOLING!)
« Reply #62 on: November 26, 2015, 01:19:36 pm »

Unschool's Cool: Unschooling Honesty
Freedom to Learn What One Wants When One Wants
http://immahomeschoolingmama.blogspot.com/2015/11/unschooling-honesty_19.html

Unschooling and Changing the World
http://nattugglorokattguld.blogspot.com/2015/11/unschooling-och-aktivism-i-life.html

Just Add Light and Stir
Inspiration and Encouragement for Unschooling Parents
http://justaddlightandstir.blogspot.com/2015/11/other-factors.html

What do you learn from unschooling?
https://motherofnoah.wordpress.com/2015/11/21/what-do-you-learn-from-unschooling/

A Week in the Life of a Home Educating Family: Thursday 2015
https://educatingsausages.wordpress.com/category/a-week-in-the-life/

Getting Older, Unschooling, and Moving On
http://www.storiesofanunschoolingfamily.com/2015/11/getting-older-unschooling-and-moving-on.html

Social efficiency: American education past and present
http://www.unschoolinglifestyle.com/2012/03/do-you-know-history-of-american.html

Beyond Homeschool High School, College, Scholarships, & Internships.
http://pebblekeeper.com/2015/11/23/beyond-homeschool-high-school-college-scholarships-internships/

A Bit Unorthodox
Unschooling, as an Orthodox Christian
https://abitunorthodox.wordpress.com/2015/11/24/christian-unschooling/

Refining What Unschooling Means For Us
http://www.unschool.me/2015/11/24/refining-unschooling-means-us/

Homeschooling models
http://www.courierpress.com/news/homeschooling-models-ep-610422092-327811281.html

NINJA MAMA | Homeschooling: Is it legal? Parents’ top 10 FAQs answered
http://www.interaksyon.com/lifestyle/ninja-mama-homeschooling-is-it-legal-parents-top-10-faqs-answered

Trade24 Makes Bold New Steps Towards a Better Environment
Unschooling Program Support
http://newsblaze.com/story/20151123045158mina.nb/topstory.html

Why Every Parent Should Consider Unschooling
http://wakeup-world.com/2015/05/11/why-every-parent-should-consider-unschooling/
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Re: Better Education (UNSCHOOLING!)
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Re: Better Education (UNSCHOOLING!)
« Reply #65 on: December 16, 2015, 06:10:55 pm »

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Being Acutely Aware In Unschooling
http://www.unschool.me/2015/12/12/acutely-aware-unschooling

Welcome to PearceOnEarth!
The five of us have traveled to over 30 countries in the past 6 years while homeschooling
http://pearceonearth.com/page/30/

10 Reasons Why You Should Read My Unschooling Blog
http://www.storiesofanunschoolingfamily.com/2015/12/10-reasons-why-you-should-read-my-blog.html

Homeschooling: Regaining Childhood
http://craftyacademic.com/2015/12/07/regaining-childhood/comment-page-1/#comment-548

Clare Kirkpatrick
http://sandradodd.com/clare

Jo Isaac
http://sandradodd.com/joisaac/

Natural Born Learners
http://radiofreeschool.blogspot.com/2015/12/pat-farenga-you-dont-have-to-go-to-grow.html
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Re: Better Education (UNSCHOOLING!)
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Re: Better Education (UNSCHOOLING!)
« Reply #67 on: January 03, 2016, 05:27:02 pm »

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How to Spark Curiosity in Children Through Embracing Uncertainty
2015-10-21, KQED/NPR
http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2015/10/21/how-to-spark-curiosity-in-children-by-embracing-uncertainty/

Unschooling Conferences, Gatherings, Get-Togethers
http://www.unschoolinglifestyle.com/p/unschooling-conferences-gatherings-get.html

robertogreco: feral teacher · aka rogre · writing · archive
http://robertogreco.tumblr.com/tagged/unschooling

There is Something Extraordinary Happening in the World
8 reasons that lead me to believe it.
http://www.riseearth.com/2015/12/there-is-something-extraordinary.html

How do Unschoolers Turn Out?
http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/09/02/how-do-unschoolers-turn-out/

Homeschooling an angry child: The hardest part of Jamie’s homeschool year http://simplehomeschool.net/hardest-part-jamie/#comment-362513

The Battle of Peer Dependency: Part 2
http://homeschoolersanonymous.org/2015/12/15/the-battle-of-peer-dependency-part-2/comment-page-1/#comment-27949

Homeschooling Methods: Discover the different ways to teach at home, and choose the philosophy that's best for your kids to follow.
http://www.parents.com/kids/education/home-schooling/homeschooling-methods/

Reading Everything Aaron Swartz Wrote: A new posthumous collection of Swartz's work shows his range as a scholar and intellectual.
https://newrepublic.com/article/126674/reading-everything-aaron-swartz-wrote

7 Smart ''Unschooling'' Tips to Practice Now — Even If Your Child Is in ''Regular'' School
http://school.familyeducation.com/slideshow/unschooling/70745.html
http://school.familyeducation.com/slideshow/unschooling/70745.html?page=2
http://school.familyeducation.com/slideshow/unschooling/70745.html?page=3
http://school.familyeducation.com/slideshow/unschooling/70745.html?page=4
http://school.familyeducation.com/slideshow/unschooling/70745.html?page=5
http://school.familyeducation.com/slideshow/unschooling/70745.html?page=6
http://school.familyeducation.com/slideshow/unschooling/70745.html?page=7
http://school.familyeducation.com/slideshow/unschooling/70745.html?page=8

[Coming Up Online] Class Dismissed Movie and Homeschooling Info Night
http://events.10news.com/Class_Dismissed_Movie_and_Homeschooling_Info_Night/324727373.html

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« Reply #70 on: January 23, 2016, 11:28:09 am »

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Your kids' education is in these people's hands — pay attention
Avital Norman Nathman
http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/1109139/education-twitter-accounts

10 People you should be following if you care about your kid's education
When it comes to our kids' schooling, we want the best. Unfortunately, due to a number of factors, many kids aren't getting the education they need or deserve. Thankfully, there are many hardworking and dedicated folks out there who are invested in helping support and inspire kids when it comes to education. These are just a few of them.

Bethe Almeras.
http://grassstainguru.com/
Bethe Almeras, who blogs as The Grass Stain Guru, is an educator who believes in "the power of play, nature and laughter." Her social media feed is a great mix of educational information and things that might make you giggle.

Darcel White.
http://themahoganyway.com/
Traditional schooling isn't for everyone, and Darcel White's blogging and tweeting about her adventures in unschooling confirms that. White's blog, The Mahogany Way, focuses on her life with her children, all their daily happenings and how education — the way they see it — fits in.

Erica Arndt.
http://www.confessionsofahomeschooler.com/
The No. 1 alternative to traditional schooling that most people have heard about is homeschool, something that Erica Arndt knows a lot about. Arndt chronicles the daily experiences she has with her four young children at her blog, Confessions of a Homeschooler.

More: How far would you go for your kid's education? One mom went cross-country
http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/1068795/how-far-would-you-go-for-your-kids-education-one-mom-went-cross-country

Ileana Jiménez.
http://feministteacher.com/
Known as the Feminist Teacher, New York high school teacher Ileana Jiménez not only teaches unique and engaging courses on activism and feminism, but she also actively speaks about these topics all over. Jiménez created the #HSFeminism hashtag, which invites conversation around the topic from both educators and students alike.

Jessica Lahey.
http://www.jessicalahey.com/the-gift-of-failure/
You can find educator Jessica Lahey speaking and writing frequently about school-related issues all over. From her bestselling new book, The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, to her New York Times column, "The Parent-Teacher Conference," you can learn more about how to help your kids gain their independence and succeed in school. http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/category/parent-teacher-conference-2/

Jennie Magiera.
https://twitter.com/MsMagiera
This Chicago technology educator is a White House Champion of Change, an Apple Distinguished Educator and all-around inspirational woman. Magiera writes a lot about engaging ways to use technology in the classroom, on both her blog and social media feeds.

John King.
https://twitter.com/JohnKingatED
Former high school social studies teacher and principal John King is currently the Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. King tweets frequently about his hopes and goals for students in America, as well as highlighting many of the accomplishments by various schools, educators and students.

More: Amazing teacher buys a home for her homeless student's family
http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/1073057/amazing-teacher-buys-a-home-for-her-homeless-students-family

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center.
https://twitter.com/CooneyCenter
This wonderful organization has been at the center of one of TV's most beloved education shows for children, and you probably had no idea. The Cooney Center is the creator of the Children's Television Workshop, which developed Sesame Street! Their feed is full of informational and interesting findings on learning and early literacy in children.

Ron Clark.
https://twitter.com/ronclarkacademy
Ron Clark may have made headlines recently for dancing with his students, but the real story is the work he does daily as a middle school teacher and co-founder of the innovative Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta. The school not only houses incredible educators, staff and students, but it remains a destination for many school boards and educators who are looking for inspiration and invigoration to bring back to their own communities.

Sara Mead.
https://twitter.com/saramead
For a different sort of education specialist, why not follow Sara Mead? Mead is an education and early childhood policy analyst with Bellwether Education Partners, a nonprofit that helps education organizations become more effective in their work. Mead tweets a lot about early learning, so parents of preschoolers might be interested in checking her out.

More: The Mamafesto: 10 "Gender warriors" you should be following in 2016
http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/1108393/gender-warriors
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Re: Better Education (UNSCHOOLING!)
« Reply #71 on: February 04, 2016, 06:06:36 pm »

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ADHD Is Fuel for Adventure
Some of the best medicine for kids with attention-deficit disorders may be extreme sports and outdoor learning.
http://www.outsideonline.com/2048391/adhd-fuel-adventure

Unschooling Your Children-a Mother's Tale
http://www.todayfm.com/mobile/index.php?id=25740

Dayna Martin Unschooling Not Unparenting Anarchast
http://lovingenergies.net/pt/Dayna-Martin-Unschooling---Not-Unparenting--Anarchast-Ep-267.1-22-2016/blog.htm

The call of the sea (Homeschooling at Sea)
http://www.childmag.co.za/content/call-sea#.VrPXVE9dzMw

why I ditched the classroom for the wild
http://rickshawunschooling.blogspot.com/2016/01/why-i-ditched-classroom-for-wild.html

School's out
A "child-led" way of learning gaining popularity in Australia
http://www.dailylife.com.au/life-and-love/parenting-and-families/schools-out-20160128-gmfpdj.html

Home schooling grows in popularity
http://tenplay.com.au/channel-ten/the-project/top-stories-february-2016/back-to-home

The Homeschooling Journey: Connecticut Resources and Options
http://www.enaturalawakenings.com/FAIR/February-2016/The-Homeschooling-Journey/
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Re: Better Education (UNSCHOOLING!)
« Reply #72 on: February 18, 2016, 03:02:28 pm »

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Disillusioned with public schools, some parents turn to 'unschooling'
http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/article/Disillusioned-with-public-schools-some-parents-6815100.php

Dissatisfaction with Testing [tyranny]  Leads to Growth in ‘Unschooling' Movement
http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/dissatisfaction-testing-leads-growth-%E2%80%98unschooling-movement-1210524975

Free-range education: Why the unschooling movement is growing
http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Education/2016/0214/Free-range-education-Why-the-unschooling-movement-is-growing?

More Sibling Rivalry: Another Unschooling Interview: How Unschooling Helps Overcome It
http://www.storiesofanunschoolingfamily.com/2016/02/more-sibling-rivalry-another.html

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« Reply #73 on: March 05, 2016, 04:22:20 pm »

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Reading: My three daughters have all proceeded on the reading journey in remarkably different ways
http://www.unschoolinglifestyle.com/2010/02/unschooling-basics-math-and-reading.html

Will Unschooling Create Successful Adults?
http://thelifeandadventuresofcatepoo.blogspot.com/2016/02/will-unschooling-create-successful.html

It might be that those things which you don't like about unschooling aren't really unschooling
http://www.storiesofanunschoolingfamily.com/2016/02/thinking-critically-about-unschooling.html

Experience Based Unschooling: It's interesting how different my children are from each other
http://broadhorizonsschool.blogspot.com/2016/02/experience-based-unschooling.html

The Beginner’s Guide to Unschooling: zen habits : breathe
http://zenhabits.net/unschool/

Associate professor studies growing unschooling movement, including among minorities
https://coe.uga.edu/news/archive/fields-smith-studies-growing-number-of-unschooling-families-quoted-in-christian-science-monitor


It Really Is Okay [BETTER] to Leave School [brainwashing]
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gendiy/it-really-is-okay-to-leav_b_9254174.html

Alternative educational platforms: home schooling and unschooling
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/community-voices/article60017941.html

How To Learn All Subjects Through Unschooling
http://www.newslish.net/how-to-learn-all-subjects-through-unschooling/

The Boy Who Could Change the World [posthumously], book review: A tantalising legacy
http://www.zdnet.com/article/the-boy-who-could-change-the-world-book-review-a-tantalising-legacy/

7 Reasons Why Unschooling Produces Brilliant Children
http://www.mode.com/stories/7-reasons-why-unschooling-produces-brilliant-children/12299421
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« Reply #74 on: March 18, 2016, 06:54:41 pm »

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Caterpillars to Butterflies: My brilliant daughter scored 4.0 in her science classes in college! This, however, is not about grades. It's about transformation.
http://www.strike-the-root.com/caterpillars-to-butterflies

Unschooling the rest
http://homeschoolhome.blogspot.com/2016/03/unschooling-rest.html
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