Table of Contents
Learning with Dinosaurs
A boy's passion illustrates the joys of learning without school.
First Year Lessons
Discovering that patience is an important part of
What About Math?
by Christy O'Neal
A number chart hung unobtrusively inspires Logan to make
math a part of his imaginative play.
Comics for the Younger Crowd
by Shana Ronayne Hickman
How to find comics made with kids in mind, why
comics may help beginning or struggling readers feel more comfortable, and what it takes to
become a cartoonist or comic artist.
Our First Year: Are We Having Too
by Katrina Bianchi
A mother discovers she and her
daughter are unschoolers at heart.
My Children's Friendships in the
by Rachel Johnson
Unschooling friends take
a weekend trip together.
Inside a Rethinking Education
Concerence: The Unschooling Family's Dream Weekend
Why every unschooler should consider attending an unschooling
conference, how the Rethinking Education Conference began, and a peek at the faces behind
When Sarah wants to return to school, her mother finds
support within the family.
Joining Together for Learning:
Creating a Cooperative Learning Center
by Katharine Houk
Houk, author of Creating a Cooperative Learning Center: An Idea-Book for Families, discusses
how The Alternative Learning Center began and why it has been so successful.
for Today's Homeschooler
by Tammy Takahashi
Why are so many
homeschoolers finding support through Internet e-lists? The author describes her own
experience with online support.