On learning to read, write and count

On learning to read, write and count

3 minute readHi, I’m Karien, mum to two boys aged 5 and 2. This is short piece about my son’s new interest in writing. I’m writing this because lately I’ve seen so many posts on Unschooling groups asking ‘How will my child learn to read?’ and ‘What can I use to...
A 10 Year Old On Her Unschooled Life

A 10 Year Old On Her Unschooled Life

3 minute readHello reader. I, the person writing, am a 10 year old unschooling girl named Makayla. I’ve never been to school for a single day of my life, but I did learn through my life experiences. And I’m here to give some examples of how I’ve...
My Unschooled Life

My Unschooled Life

7 minute readHi there. My name is Khadeeja. I am 13 years old and I live with my four siblings and parents. My siblings and I are all unschooled. I would like to tell you about my journey so far,  how my life has been, and where it’s going. Unschooling. Well what is...
My School ~ Rabindranath Tagore

My School ~ Rabindranath Tagore

14 minute readIn 1863, Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, established a school modelled on the principles of humanism and sustainability, in Bengal, India. He later delivered a lecture in America which was subsequently published in Personality London: MacMillan,...
7th Annual Unschooling Weekend

7th Annual Unschooling Weekend

3 minute read Have you started packing yet? Day(s) : Hour(s) : Minute(s) : Second(s) The annual unschoolers camp has become a permanent spot on many family’s calendars. Each year new families arrive and so the community, connection and fun grows. This Nov sees...
Teacher Liberation Handbook

Teacher Liberation Handbook

1 minute readWith the assistance of Ken Danford, founder of Northstar Self Directed Learning for Teens, Joel liberated himself from being a public school teacher and together with his team team established the Princeton Learning Cooperative. Now Joel and Ken and many...
Learning All The Time by John Holt

Learning All The Time by John Holt

1 minute readLearning All The Time John Holt The essence of John Holt’s insight into learning and small children is captured in Learning All The Time. This delightful book by the influential author of How Children Fail and How Children Learn shows how children learn...