As part of an iHomeschool Network series in January 2014, we’re sharing how our radical unschooling family “teaches” – or, really, learns – language arts, math, science, history and fine arts. Today, find out how reading, writing, spelling, grammar and comprehension happen in our lives.
Using a new math and science online tutoring program, Uzinggo, has been a good way to expand our resource library, especially in chemistry, so that we can dig deeper into the topics Ashar’s passionate about (more than we could on our own) and also get quick explanations of the things that she’d rather not spend much time on!
We don’t do grade levels. We don’t do textbooks. Here’s our unschooling plan for what we might do in what is something like our “eighth-grade” year.
One of the “learning kicks” we’ve been on for more than six months now has been outer space, specifically our solar system and the moon. Here are some of the coolest books, movies, trips and more we’ve incorporated into our learning!
Learn about Jim Thorpe, the Native American Olympic athlete, as well as the Pennsylvania town named in his honor, and the controversy surrounding both.
Learn about The Phantom of the Opera, including some of the best movie, music and book resources for homeschoolers of all ages. We had a blast studying this!
If you’re headed to Assateague, Md., Chincoteague, Va., or Rehoboth Beach, Del., here are some great tips on what to see, especially if you’re making it a homeschooling field trip.
Our unschooling lifestyle doesn’t lend itself to a school “room.” But you know what we do have? Books. And lots of bookshelves. Here’s the tour.
We don’t do grade levels. We don’t do textbooks. Here’s our radical unschooling 7th grade-ish plan, heavy on travel, movies, books and fun.