Living Unschooling

Journey of a lifetime – Unschooling the World

A young boy, aged 14, much like any other boy was unaware, an event that would change his life forever, was about to happen... This boy went to school, he was a straight A's student, he had a daily routine, he hated homework, and longed for weekends and holidays. So...

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Unschooling as a Journey of Self Discovery

Unschooling, a foreign concept. A word synonymous with “terminal disease” … at least that’s what you would think from the reactions I get when I tell people I’m an independent learner. “You’re what? You’re unschooled? Good god, are you mentally diseased? Socially...

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Living My Passion: Made possible by Unschooling

Hi! My name is Emmanuelle.. I am a 12 year old girl. I used to go to school and it wasn't something that I enjoyed. That is because I was forced to do everything that the other kids did. I wasn't able to learn what I wanted to.  I would come home after school and...

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From Boredom to Chocolate: My (partial) Unschooled Journey

Hi. I’m Juwayria Asvat, and this is my unschooling story written quite a while back. So much has changed now, so this is part one. I will share more recent reflections in another story. My unschooling journey began the year after I completed first grade. At the time...

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The Freedoms and Adventures of an Unschooler

I am Sasha Ismail. I am an unschooled, 12 year old boy who was born and raised in South Africa. I started out going to school for three years, and then my mother told me about unschooling. I was so excited. This meant that I did not have to do any work. I decided to...

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On learning to read, write and count

Hi, 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 help my child learn...

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A 10 Year Old On Her Unschooled Life

Hello 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 learned simply by living life. I...

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My Unschooled Life

Hi 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 it?...

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