Category Archives: Elementary Children Ages 5-12

Video Games Give Kids A Bigger Academic Edge Than Homework

Excerpted from Unschooling To University, by Judy Arnall Games are just another food on the buffet of learning Children love their technology and parents know it. If you treat screen time like any other educational tool, it will not be elevated … Continue reading

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All Children Are Equal But Some Children Are More Equal Than Others

The government war on choice in education shows up in funding:   An unequal funding model shuts down educational choice Choice in education means every child deserves full 100% funding for their parent’s choice in education delivery program, whether public, … Continue reading

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Mandatory Online Learning Places Parents as Unpaid School Administrators

Jill Baker, an online blogger wrote: “With the lingering effects of a summer move hanging over her, one Ohio homeschool mom evaluated her options and decided to try out an online public school program. “I thought it would be a … Continue reading

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The Unschooled Engineer

How does unschooling work when a child is a teenager and is beginning to choose a career path? Many people are fine letting young children play away their day, but what about when the time comes to start thinking about … Continue reading

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Unschooling is Growing Across The World

  The concept of unschooling as a valid educational alternative is growing worldwide.  Here are some media links of articles that discuss unschooling in different countries. Canada Denmark South Africa India Australia United States United Kingdom

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Unschooling To University: Book FAQ

Did you know there is a world-wide facebook group for Unschooling STEM? Join Unschooling STEM Why did you unschool? I wanted my children to get an education and to love lifelong learning. I value education but not necessarily having it … Continue reading

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Bypassing the School Curriculum Gives Your Child an Advantage: Reading and Writing

  When people are told about unschooling, a common question is, “How will kids learn if they don’t follow the school curriculum?” The answer is, kids learn when they need to learn. The best inspiration for learning is a motivating … Continue reading

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