A resource for African-American Homeschoolers
with an Africentric approach to learning all the time.
some of Alison's articles, frequently asked unschooling questions, and more.
Created to network homeschoolers on a national level and sponsored in part
by the publishers of Home Education Magazine.
Homeschooling news, resources, support groups, and lists of other
Z's Home's Cool (Unschooling)
This section of Ann Zeise's expansive homeschooling site
focuses on all things unschooling. Articles, websites etc. (see the list on the left for lots of
links). Make sure to visit the many other sections of her site, as well. You never know what you
best advice of seasoned homeschoolers and other educators..." This expansive,
unschooler-friendly site is filled with articles, resources and links for homeschoolers. Enjoy
articles by David Albert, Alfie Kohn, Patrick Farenga, Helen Hegener and many others.
Couture's incredible site covers an array of child-related topics, including corporal punishment,
gentle parenting and detrimental schooling. Of particular interest to unschoolers is the article Detrimental Schooling: How
Traditional Education Harms Children & Society, and the Youth Rights and Support section
of the site, which includes information on homeschooling yourself, creating a democratic school, and
starting a business, a students' bill of rights, links to kids' rights organizations, and much more.
An extraordinary resource!
Edu-speak, the Dictionary
A glossary of "educationese" for those who live in states that require them to report
great on-line bookstore owned and run by unschoolers. Look for back issues of Growing Without
of The Teenage Liberation Handbook and others, and founder of the Not Back to School Camp.
(Homeschoolers Educating, Assisting, & Reaching-out Through Service)
service projects designed for participation by entire families, including community service by
children of all ages.
Homeschooling is Legal
you considering joining Homeschool Legal Defense Association? If so, this page may prove
enlightening. Note: HSLDA requires members to use "an organized curriculum and a clearly
recognizable program of education," and is therefore not a good choice for most unschoolers.
Heather Martin truly unschooled college. Read about how she created
her own university, what she "studied," and how you can do the same. This is an
inspiring site by an inspiring woman.
John Holt and Growing
Information on Holt, his writings, GWS, and some of the people
involved with the magazine.
John Taylor Gatto
The author of Dumbing Us Down and The Underground History of American
Education. Lots of good reading material here. Also, for a collection of links to JTG's
writings on the Internet, check out The Preservation Institute.
Joyful Living and
Radical unschooling (joyful living) site comprised of Joyce Fetteroll's
responses to questions about unschooling and parenting on unschooling lists and message
Includes Colleges that Admit Homeschoolers FAQ, book
reviews, articles and more.
My Life as an
A collection of Rebecca Auerbach's writings about growing up as an
unschooler. Absolutely wonderful!
The Natural Child
Articles on learning from The Natural Child Project. Don't forget to explore the
rest of this wonderful natural parenting site, including Jan Hunt's telephone counseling. Jan is a
wonderful person and very easy to talk with.
This video about an "animal school" is beautiful, sad, and
hopeful, all at once.
site on radical unschooling. Includes tons of articles on everything from learning
to read to the college question.
Course: Homeschooling the Unschooling Way by Sara McGrath
Nanda van Gestel's website resembles a blog about
her children's unschooling. With articles about such topics as typical unschooling days, boredom,
children's strong personalities, and freedom and respect, there's a lot here to digest.
Unschooling America with Dayna
Dayna offers a series of YouTube videos on unschooling. Great for beginners -
especially those who learn best by listening to someone "teach." Dayna is very personable
and well-spoken, and this series of videos is stellar. Also offered is radical unschooling phone
Includes several articles written by unschooling advocates Luz Shosie and Ned Vare, as well as
general unschooling resources and information specific to Connecticut unschoolers.
renovations, though many links now work. Check out their online issues of John Holt's magazine Growing
The Winona Farm
Minnesota farm that welcomes unschoolers. Includes links to articles written by the owners.