Table of Contents
the Slow Lane
A family slows down and enjoys the benefits of exploring the world at
their own pace.
Nurturing Children's Natural Love of
by Jan Hunt
Jan Hunt of The Natural Child Project
outlines several principles of organic learning.
My Six-Year-Old's Math
by Rebecca Trotter
A mother examines the workbook her
son uses and considers the uses of math in his everyday life.
DELVING IN: A Cache of
by Susan Martin
A family's geocaching experiences
and how to get involved with this adventurous "treasure" hunting
A Balancing Act
"It took a long time for me to realize that my success as a
homeschool parent would require a much bigger adjustment than simply staying at home with
the kids. My priorities would need to change if I was going to be present as a parent,
rather than a housemaid."
The Young Adventurers
by Angelina Hart
Two young children explore Japan, and a mother discovers it's
the little things that can make life seem truly exotic.
by Shana Ronayne Hickman
"For us, one of
unschooling’s greatest benefits is its natural reverence for a child’s
self-worth. Rather than imposing our own structure on our children’s education, it
necessitates that we trust our children and help them find and follow their own interests,
forge their own paths, and pursue their own dreams."
Beauty and Balance
"Unschooling seems to me to be the recognition of life as
a series of moments you only get once, and the vow to do them right the first time."
Detrimental Schooling: How Traditional
Education Harms Children and Society
by Laurie Couture
Couture of ChildAdvocate.org
reviews the historical origins of our modern public schools and lists the problems
associated with institutional education.
Reviews of unschooling resources.
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