Unschooling in August 2017 included Shakespeare, 4-H State Achievement Days, the 4-H Fair, learning about the Count de St. Germain and Charles the Mad, family learning journals, a dog show, theater auditions, a James Patterson sci-fi novel and more.
We don’t do grade levels, but if you’re wondering what radical unschooling 12th grade-ish style looks like, here’s our 17-year-old daughter’s plan.
Check out what we learned about disease, epidemiology and society from playing the Plague, Inc. app,
What can video games teach us about HOW we learn? And why are games of all types – not just “educational” ones – so important to learning? Hear our story.
In honor of the 195th anniversary of Abner Doubleday’s birth in June 2014, Unschool Rules offers a homeschooling unit study on Doubleday, a Civil War general who was not, contrary to popular belief, the inventor of baseball.
As part of the iHomeschool Network’s 10 * in * 10 series, I’m sharing 10 things I’ve learned about myself during our homeschooling journey.
Unschooling parents learn, too. To be interestED and interestING, I’m trying to further my own education, this time through a nontraditional study of microbiology.
Unschooling parents learn too – in fact, our job is in large part to be interestED and interestING. I’ve been taking an amazing free online course in astrobiology. What are you interested in today?
John Holt’s “Learning All the Time” and Nancy Wallace’s “Better Than School” are great reads if you’re interested in pursuing an unschooling lifestyle. Here are some of my favorite parts.