In essence, unschooling looks like life. Even still, it can be hard to picture. After all, most people haven't experienced much life when it isn't consumed by work and school. So I wanted to talk some about ways unschoolers choose to fill their days. I want to focus on teenagers, partly because I think it's … Continue reading What do unschoolers do all day?
The unschooling mindset can be essentially summed up in one word: Why? That might be followed by other questions like: How did it stay like that? Where is it different? When did it start? What can I do about it? But in the end, why is the first and foremost. Why is about questioning … Continue reading The Unschooling Mindset
I spent this past week on a small island. In fact, I'm writing--with paper and pencil--this post from a quiet rock looking out over the sea. On the island none of the roads are paved and there is one grocery store. The house my family stays in doesn't have electricity and we don't bring any of … Continue reading Unplugging