Category Archives: How to Unschool

The nitty-gritty of how to unschool in everyday life.

“Wait until they have to get up early for a real job; then they will by in shock by the real world.”

So my son started his first day of school. His first experience of agendas, exams, deadlines, and a structured class. He has been unschooled for grades 1-12 and taught himself various high school classes through online and self-directed in preparation … Continue reading

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Screen Time Mitigates Summer Learning Loss

  This meme has been floating around my groups and I have to say that I totally disagree with it. First, I am the worst model of this. Email comes first in the morning with my cup of tea. Every … Continue reading

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Unschooling To University

Judy Arnall describes Unschooling to University

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Attend UCA’s 2nd Annual Online Conference

UCA: 2nd Annual Un-Conference:  Family First Our second annual online Un-conference will be held online on March 18 and 19th, 2017. Reserve your seat now! Our special guests so far are Pat Farenga, Carlo Ricci, Judy Arnall, Linda Clement, and … Continue reading

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The Door Stopper

My son was 2 years old and loved those door stoppers that went twang. You know those coiled thingys with the white rubber cap.  They drove me crazy! I wanted to remove them all. But I didn’t, because my son … Continue reading

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Creativity

#anyonecanhomeeducate Creativity is making something new out of something old.  Unschooling is education acquired in a new way.

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The “Back to School” Schedule When You Unschool

By Judy Arnall Early August: Schedule the “Not Going Back to School” picnic for the first day the neighborhood school kids go back, so you and all your unschooling friends get the park all to yourself. Relax Relax Middle August: … Continue reading

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