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Unschooling is Awesome

DIY stuff plus other awesomeness collected for my family

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Unschooling is Awesome

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Radical Unschooling and food freedom

How Videogames Like Minecraft Actually Help Kids Learn to Read | WIRED

Today’s post is all about unschooling resources!  When you start your homeschooling/unschooling journey, or even if you’re just considering it, you need a master list of resources to help get...

Your education doesn't have to stop once you leave school. We've put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web this fall for our latest term of Lifehacker U, our regularly-updating guide to improving your life with free, online college-level classes. Let's get started.

And the counterpoint to the last post I pinned, "When the World is Your Classroom {Why We Don't Use Formal Curriculum}" - we don't use formal curriculum at all, or at least not as it's "intended," and this is a good explanation of how we learn!

"Gray, with co-author Gina Riley, conducted a survey of 75 adults who were unschooled for part or all of their childhood. Among the surprising results of the survey, published in June in Psychology Today, was that 83 per cent went on to some form of higher education, and 44 per cent had received or were studying toward a Bachelor’s degree or higher — despite the fact that most never received a high school diploma."

abstract painting idea

Is unschooling the "easy way out"?

  • Lauren Cephus

    What a great site...we are unschoolers but as a product of formally educated parents, one who is a school teacher as well as my 16 yrs of Catholic School; I used to second guess my decision to educate my six children in an unschooling environment....I can identify with many of the thoughts on this site.

My Top 50 Favorite Posts About Interest-Led Learning, Unschooling or Self-Directed Learning in 2012

DIY LEGO Ninja Hat out of a Ski Mask- so fun for little boys!

Strewing Through Pinterest: How we use Pinterest to strew ideas and some awesome #unschooling boards

Free printable minecraft Valentines Day cards for kids. 12 different designs.

Valentine SLIME!!! This is sooooo cool!

A day in the life of radical unschoolers

Unschooling Lets Kids Control Their Own Minds and Activities

  • Grace C

    What would you do if they said they wanted to go to school

A magnetic Scrabble board! Hang in hallway & have an ongoing game in the house...LOVE!!!

How to Make a Life Experience Notebook - for #homeschooling and #unschooling records, keepsakes, portfolios, etc.

20 Education Technology Tools Everybody Should Know About - Edudemic

amen

Great giveaway

Don't Pressure Your Kids To Read So Young