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Formal schooling combined with unschooling

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Formal schooling and unschooling don’t often go together.  In fact, they often are perceived as opposites.  However, I’ve found that formal schooling and unschooling can work well together.  For many unschooling is defined by the absence of formal schooling.  My definition of unschooling is somewhat different.  I define unschooling as …

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Arguments Against Homeschooling

Arguments Against Homeschooling

Homeschooling is a controversial topic for many people.  Some families cannot comprehend why anyone would homeschool and many think that homeschooling is harmful.  I recently ran across an article on a Beatrix Potter books website (site no longer works) that tore into homeschooling.  I would like to address some of her arguments. …

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Our Approach to Homeschooling

Our Approach to Homeschooling

So this is my second year homeschooling and the first year was quite the learning experience. I had assumed that I could buy the curriculum I needed to start the year and I’d be set. I had purchased a set-up that broke everything down for me and I had daily …

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