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Adventures in Unschooling

I love unschooling.  Unschooling is the process of letting your child’s interest guide his learning.  In unschooling you won’t sit your child down to learn, but the child may come up to you and ask how to write his name.  In unschooling, learning is natural and unstructured, making use of …

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Interrupted with Unschooling

Unschooling is the educational philosophy that learning should be unstructured and child-led.  I unschooled throughout my children’s preschool years and avoided any structured learning until my children were around age 5.  But unschooling hasn’t left the building. As an eclectic homeschooler I choose between a variety of homeschooling philosophies and …

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Unschooling Moments

I have grappled with unschooling. In some ways I see it really working well for us, but in other ways I don’t think it is enough. I approached preschool through unschooling and my children were very well prepared for Kindergarten. I like the idea of unschooling after preschool, but the …

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