Category Archives: What is Unschooling?

Information on student-determined learning.

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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Creativity

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

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Ways to Learn Math Without a Workbook

My son finished his very first online math class at age 14. We started at a grade 8 (Alberta) level which seems to bridge elementary and high school math concepts nicely. He learned integers, fractions, decimals, prisms, pythag, variables, relations, … Continue reading

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Are All-Inclusive Vacations Educational?

“Please respect our school schedule when planning your family vacations.” This was a note in the September newsletter when my child signed up for school in junior high. He lasted two weeks before he decided to come home and unschool … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of an Unschooling Family

How does an unschooler change a light bulb? This scenario gives you a picture of what a typical unschooling day looks like: Mom gets up to get a coffee and complains about the kitchen being dark and asks a child … Continue reading

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